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College Alert System (How We Alert You)

Sign Up for Text Alerts

To register for the Campus Alert Text Messaging System, sign into MyOTC, click on the helpful resources tab on the side menu, click onĀ OTC Emergency Notification, and add a new phone number.

The OTC Campus Alert System may use any or all of the following methods to communicate with students, faculty and staff in the event of an urgent situation on campus, such as class cancellations, campus closings, severe weather, emergencies or campus/center security incidents:

  • The Alert box on the OTC home page
  • Text Messaging System
  • Campus Phone Notifications
  • Voicemail
  • Posters/Flyers
  • Media

For questions or concerns about public safety or public information communication, please contact the Public Information Office at 417-447-2659.

OTCCares (How to Report)

OTCCares is a set of resources that have been established to protect the health and safety of our community at OTC. Maintaining a safe environment allows students to focus on their education and get the most out of their time at the college. Visit OTCCares for more information at or click the icon below.

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