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BSC Emergency Information Page

BSC Emergency Information Page

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Please visit for updates on the College's response to COVID-19

Please visit the Coronavirus Updates page for the latest information and announcements related to Birmingham-Southern College. 

For up-to-date information about COVID-19 cases in Alabama or across the country, please consult a news outlet or the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at 



Birmingham-Southern has a number of ways to keep students, faculty, staff, and parents informed of weather alerts, school closures, and other emergency situations on or near campus:

  • BSC Text Alerts—Cell phone numbers entered into TheSIS will be automatically put into our emergency text alert system. Texts will come from “BSC Alert.” Go to the IT helpdesk for directions to enter your number into TheSIS (open the "How do I get Emergency Text Messages?" accordion). Parents, please urge your students to check their information.
  • Campus Alerts Verification - submit and update emergency alert contact information.
  • Our campus hotline, (205)226-3000, will have the college’s most up-to-date emergency information and operational status. It may be more current than the web site in the case of widespread power outages or server failures.
  • The college’s  and  will also carry updated information in case of weather or other closures or delays.
  • For more information, read the college’s entire , which outlines our approach to any situation. Tornado directions are posted in each building on campus.
  • Members of the BSC community should use their discretion in judging the safety of traveling to campus during dangerous weather. Details on the inclement weather response plan can be found here.
  • The Office of Communications will also notify local media outlets regarding closings and delays.

College Emergency Preparedness Update

In light of recent events taking place in our country and the rest of the world, the College continues to take appropriate measures to ensure that it is prepared to respond to emergency situations. Please look at the linked items below for important information.

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