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How to Subscribe to SCC Tweets on Your Mobile Phone

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Southwestern Community College would like to offer you an optional service to receive major event updates and weather related announcements on your mobile phone. If you are interested in this service please follow these directions to start receiving our Tweets.

(If you previously signed up for weather text alerts on Twitter before April of 2014 and would like to avoid receiving general SCC-related tweets but still receive only critical announcements via text alerts, please scroll down to the second set of instructions below)

  1. Send a text message with the word START to 40404
  2. You will receive a message welcoming you to Twitter and ask you to reply with SIGNUP to begin. (Please Note: If you are already a Twitter member just reply with your 'USERNAME')
  3. (Ignore this step if you previously had a Twitter account and proceed to step No. 5) You will receive a message stating that you now need a username; a name that you will be known by on twitter. Enter the USERNAME you want to use. It cannot be longer than 15 characters and must have no spaces. For example: Tweetie113
  4. Next you will receive a Congratulations message for joining Twitter.
  5. To follow Southwestern Community College Tweets send follow @scc_critical.
  6. Then you will receive a message stating that you are now following @scc_critical and you will start receiving Tweets from @scc_critical on your phone.
  7. You can unsubscribe to this service by sending a text message with the words OFF scc_critical to 40404 at anytime to stop the Tweets.

In April 2014, SCC began using the College's primary Twitter account (@southwesterncc) to provide info beyond simply inclement weather and other critical announcements. Please note that SCC will continue to generate inclement weather announcements through @southwesterncc. However, if you signed up for this service prior to April 2014 and would like to only receive critical announcements as text messages, please follow the instructions below:

  1. To unsubscribe from SCC's primary Twitter feed, send a text message with the words: OFF southwesterncc to 40404.
  2. To Subscribe to SCC's Critical Announcements Feed, send a text message with the word START to 40404
  3. Then you will receive a message Welcoming you to Twitter and ask you to reply with SIGNUP to begin.  Please Note: If you are already a Twitter member just reply with your 'USERNAME'
  4. Next you will receive a message stating that you now need a username. A name that you will be known by on twitter.  Enter the USERNAME you want to use. It can not be no longer than 15 characters and have no spaces. For example: Tweetie113
  5. Next you will receive a Congratulations message for joining Twitter.
  6. To follow Southwestern Community College Critical Announcement Tweets send: follow @scc_critical.
  7. Then you will receive a message stating that you are now following scc_critical and you will start receiving Tweets from scc_critical on your phone.
  8. You can unsubscribe to this service by sending a text message with the words: OFF scc_critical to 40404 at anytime to stop the Tweets.

 

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