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For UTHealth Houston employees – Self Service instructions

To add or update a personal cellphone number that will be entered into the UTHealth Houston ALERT system:

  1. Log in to Self Service, found at the top navigation bar of Inside UTHealth Houston.
  2. Select the Personal Details tile, then the Contact Details tile.
  3. In the Phone list, select the + sign, and a pop-up screen will appear.
  4. In the drop down box under Type, select Mobile and then enter your phone number. Simply enter the numbers – the system will automatically add any dashes or slashes to keep all numbers consistent.
  5. Select Save.

For UTHealth Houston students – myUTH instructions

Note: UTHealth Houston ALERT is listed as UTH Alert in myUTH.

To add or update a personal cellphone number:

  1. Log into myUTH and navigate to the Student Center.
  2. Select Phone Numbers from the drop down list in the Personal Information
  3. Click the >> button and a list of phone numbers will appear.
  4. If a Phone Type of is listed, edit the phone number by clicking on the phone number. Click the Save button when edits are complete
  5. If a UTH Alert phone number does not exist, add one by selecting the Add A Phone Number
  6. A new row will appear. Select UTH Alert from the Phone Type drop down list and enter the phone number in the appropriate field.
  7. Click Save.

For residents and clinical fellows – Graduate Medical Education Information System (GMEIS) Instructions

To add or update a personal cellphone number, that will be entered into the UTHealth Houston ALERT system:

  1. Go to New Innovations and click on the Resident/Fellow link.
  2. Click on Demographic and Biographic Information→ update (or add) cellphone number, pager, personal email address → save changes.
  3. Click Save.

For UTHealth Houston official guests

To add or update a personal cellphone number:

  1. Visit the Everbridge guest portal at
  2. Login with your UTHealth Houston login ID.
  3. If you elect to opt out of receiving emergency alerts, check the opt out
  4. If you elect to receive emergency alerts, enter your cellphone in the format xxx-xxx-xxxx.
  5. Click Update.

For a member of the general public

To add or update your contact information to UTHealth Houston ALERT:

  1. Visit the Everbridge public portal at
  2. Click Sign Up.
    • Create a username and fill in Sign Up blanks (First name, last name, etc.).
  3. Click Create Your Account
    • Fill in blanks for your profile (email, cell phone number, etc.).
  4. Click Save and Continue