GHC Notify is Georgia Highlands College’s Emergency Communication System. Students are automatically enrolled into the GHC Notify system for campus notifications.
Employees are encourageed to use the GHC Notify system located off of the Employee Portal – Intranet
Important Note About SMS/Text Messaging:
If you choose the “Send SMS/Text Message” option next to your mobile number, you will receive a confirmation message from “23177” or “63079” or “82932“. You MUST respond to this message to confirm your participation. If you do not respond, you will NOT receive communications via SMS/text message.
Please visit GHC Notify – Update Contact Information to ensure you have an emergency cell number registered with the college and it is up-to-date. This is how we will contact you.
GHC: You are now confirmed to receive alerts from us. More info text reply “HELP” or “STOP GHC” to opt-out.
You will see 23177 or 63079 or 82932 as the text messaging number sending you the confirmation message and all subsequent messages. Please save this number and program it as Georgia Highlands College so that you can quickly recognize this number as the official source of messages.
The confirmation messages are sent during business hours (10am to 6pm PST). Since we upload data into the Blackboard Connect service daily, you should expect the confirmation request to arrive the following day.
Please check with your mobile phone provider to find out if your device accepts text messages. You may also want to check with your provider to see if text messaging has been enabled. You may need to subscribe to a text messaging plan in order to receive or reply to text messages.
No. If your SMS phone was already submitted to our database, you should be confirmed to receive SMS alerts from us. However, you may also test to find out by texting the word “SUBSCRIBE” to 23177 or 63079 or 82932 and you will receive a reply with the following:
GHC: This phone number has already been opted in. More info text reply “HELP” or “STOP GHC” to opt-out
You may opt-out at any time by texting “STOP GHC” or “QUIT GHC” to 23177 or 63079 or 82932.
You may request to begin receiving text messages by texting “SUBSCRIBE GHC” to 23177 or 63079 or 82932. You must first have a record that contains current contact information within SCORE in order to use the “SUBSCRIBE GHC” method for updating your opt-in status. Please visit GHC Notify – Update Contact Information.
No. Once your phone number has been opted-in, it stays registered within the system.
No, you will not receive messages. If you are not part of the school’s contact database, and you try to subscribe, you will receive the message:
You have not followed the Opt-In/Out process correctly. More info text HELP.