InformaCast is the emergency notification text messaging system for Great Falls College
MSU. In the event of an emergency, a text message will be sent to the mobile number
registered with the system. This is a free service provided by Great Falls College
MSU; however, normal text message fees may apply.
What is InformaCast?
InformaCast is the emergency notification text messaging system for Great Falls College MSU. It is used by the College as a way to instantly reach mobile devices when an urgent situation needs to be communicated.
How do I register?
You can register by clicking the SIGN UP link to the right and entering your cell phone number. You will receive a text confirming that you have opted into the alert system to receive emergency notifications.
How will I know when a text is from MSUGF Alert?
Your InformaCast messages will come to you from (406) 564-4109. Program this number as "InformaCast" in your phone. That way, you will know when Great Falls College MSU is texting you.
Does InformaCast cost anything to use?
There is no cost for an individual who has registered for the alerts; however, your cell phone carrier might charge you to receive text messages, so please check your plan.
What type of alerts will I receive?
You will only receive emergency notifications and campus closings issued by Great Falls College MSU. You will receive one test message each month.
Will all cell phone carriers deliver InformaCast messages?
Yes. Great Falls College MSU is using a service provider that works with all major cell phone providers. Text messages will be sent to your carrier for delivery to your phone. While it is extremely unlikely that you would not receive an InformaCast message, signal strength and other issues with your carrier could impact delivery to your phone.
What if I change my mobile carrier and receive service through another company?
You will still receive alerts as long as you have the same phone number.
What happens if I change my phone number?
You will need to re-register so that you can resume receiving alerts.
How can I stop receiving the alerts?
You can unsubscribe at any time by sending #GFCMSUALERT STOP to (406) 564-4109
Who do I contact if I have further questions?
Community Relations Department, (406) 771-4314