Community Members

“My Alert”, the emergency messaging system for Cuesta College, is available to all community members, parents, family members, or others who are would like to receive notice of emergencies at our campuses. 


  • To join, please text “CougarAlert” to 81437 or 78015
  • A reply will be sent within a minute to confirm you are signed up
  • You may cancel My Alert at any time simply by texting “Stop CougarAlert” to 81437 or 78015

If you have questions about our emergency messaging system or are not able to join My Alert using these instructions, please call the Cuesta College Police Department at 805-546-3205.    

Thank you,

Cuesta College Police Staff