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Potsdam Rave Alert

Potsdam Rave Alert is the College's emergency alert system, capable of delivering messages to your SUNY Potsdam and personal email addresses, as well as your cell phone and land lines. This system will be used for weather delays and campus alerts.

Continuing students and employees:

At the start of each new term that you are on campus, take a moment to log in to Rave to ensure that your contact information is correct and up-to-date.

New to campus?

In order to receive campus alerts, weather delay notices and emergency notifications to your cell phone, land line or personal email address, new users MUST log in to the Potsdam Rave Alert system to add your contact information. Students should receive a “Welcome to the Potsdam Rave Alert System” email from Rave before the start of their first term. New faculty and staff will receive a “Welcome to the Potsdam Rave Alert System” email from Rave at the start of their employment.

Campus safety is our No. 1 priority. All students and employees are encouraged to sign up for this important emergency notification service.

To login to Potsdam Rave Alert:

Go to:

  1. Use your SUNY Potsdam email account username and password to log in.
  2. Confirm your contact information.
  3. You can add up to: 2 additional email addresses, 3 cell phone numbers and 3 landline phone numbers.

Tip: Try using one of your additional phone numbers to add contact information for a close family member, so that they can be aware of campus alerts as well!

Questions? Contact the IT Service Desk at or (315) 267-4444.