How To Sign Up

To sign up with Alert Long Beach and receive emergency alert messages in ASL, click on 'Sign Me Up!.'

Now enter your first name, last name, your email address and then choose a password. You will have to enter your password twice. Make sure you click on the checkbox to agree to the Blackboard Connect User Agreement. Then click on 'Continue.'

You will receive and email from Blackboard Connect. You may recieve the email immediately or it may take a few minutes to arrive. When you receive the email, click on the link to complete your registration. You will be asked to answer 3 security questions. You can answer the questions they provide or you can select a different questions by clicking on the black down arrow. After you have answered the security questions, click 'Save.'

Now, your account has been activated and is ready to use. Click on 'Login' and enter your email address and password and then select 'Login.'

On this page you must add your address, any additional email addresses you would like alerts sent to and your phone number. You MUST add an address and phone number to continue. To add your address, click on 'Add Address' and enter your address information, then click on "Next." You will be asked to verify your address. If the information is correct, click on "Save." If you would like to add additional email addresses, click on "Add Email." You do not additional emails if you only want alerts sent to the email address you used to register. Next, click on "Add Phone." Enter your phone number and make sure you select whether you would like information sent to that phone in voice, text, or TTY and then click "Save." You can add more than one phone to receive the alerts if you would like. Next, set your Language Preferences and then click "Save." Then click "Next."

Select the box next to "Long Beach, CA" and in the orange box select whether you are a "Resident", "Business" or "Other" and then select the box next to "American Sign Language" to receive the alerts in ASL and then click "Next." On this page you will see that you are registered to receive emergency alerts in ASL and they will be sent to your email and mobile phone. If you need to change any information you can click on "Edit." If all your information is correct, click on "Done." You are now registered with Alert Long Beach. If you need to change any of your contact information, select "Click Here" to change your address, add additional email addresses or change your email address and to add or change your phone number.