CampusAlert Training Materials

CampusAlert is the official source for emergency notifications at Bow Valley College. As staff, instructors, and community partners, it is our responsibility to educate our stakeholders about CampusAlert to stay safe on campus. The training materials below can be downloaded and used in the classroom, meetings, or events. If you have any questions or need additional resources, please contact

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Print Brochure

App Features - Video

CampusAlerts Features - Video 

PowerPoint Presentation

CampusAlert PowerPoint 

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Open the App Store or Google Play on your mobile device.
  2. Type Bow Valley College CampusAlert in the Search field – You will see the Bow Valley College CampusAlert logo.
  3. You will be asked "Complete account setup", to review your account. Tap 'CONTINUE'.
  4. Complete Account Setup - this is a free app, so tap SKIP (bottom left).
  5. Tap OPEN.
  6. Don’t forget to tap “allow notifications”.
  7. Congratulations! You are connected.

The CampusAlert app will send alerts in a various ways: 

Push Notifications: You will receive alerts even when the app isn't running on your phone. A notification will appear on your mobile device to let you know an alert from Bow Valley College CampusAlert has been sent. 

Alert Status: When the app is open a red strip notification will appear on the top of the app, when you tap the banner it will open up to give you more details about what to do or where to go.


An alert will immediately pop up on your mobile phone, with instructions relevant to the emergency situation. If you want further information, such as evacuation plans, those are located within the CampusAlert app for you to access.

If you have a mobile phone that is not a Smartphone, you can take advantage of the Text Message Feature, which will send you the same emergency notifications but via text.

Sign up to receive text messages

We take your privacy very seriously! This app is designed not to track your personal data. The CampusAlert app does not collect any personal identifiable information from users unless the user requests it via a feature. Please read the privacy statement from AppArmor, who is the vendor that created the application for Bow Valley College.

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