Rhodes State College has “Rhodes Alert” to help keep the College community informed of closing/cancellations, emergency and critical information on campus. One Call Now is an emergency notification system that delivers these messages via voice, email, and/or text.  

Contact the help desk at (419) 995-8069 with questions. 

  • As a Rhodes State employee, you will automatically receive email and voice messages to the office phone and primary phone number on file within Banner. If you are a re-hire, see "Opting Back In" information below.
  • As a student, you will automatically receive an email and a voice message to the primary phone number on file, unless you indicated to keep your directory information confidential.
  • A student, who is “confidential,” must register via STARS Online to grant permission for receiving emergency notifications. If you are “confidential,” it will appear under the welcome bar in the personal information tab in STARS.

Opt-In for Confidential Students

All students are automatically included in the service unless they indicated to have their directory information held confidential when they applied to Rhodes State. It is highly recommended that confidential students opt-in to Rhodes Alert. 

  • Go to “MyRhodes”
  • Go to STARS
  • Login
  • If you are “confidential”, it will appear under the welcome bar in the personal information tab
  • Choose “Personal Information” from the Main Menu
  • Choose “Emergency Notification System Opt-In/Out” (Option unavailable if you are not marked as “confidential”)
  • Select “Opt-In” and press “Submit”
  • Your account will now be loaded to Onecall during the nightly import. Please wait one day and then complete the Opt-In process.


  • Go to “MyRhodes”
  • Go to STARS
  • Choose “Enter Secure Area” and enter your User ID and PIN
  • Choose “Personal Information” from the Main Menu
  • Select “View Addresses and Phones”
  • If you are an employee, please contact Director of Human Resources at 419-995-8302
  • If you are a student, please perform the following steps:
    • Select “Update Addresses and Phones”
    • In the “Type of Address to Insert” drop-down box, select “Web Updated Address Change” and press “Submit”
    • Scroll down to the “Primary Phone Number for this Address”
    • Enter your area code and phone number, and then press “Submit”

The primary phone number and email address that Rhodes State has on file will be notified in the case of an emergency. Up to three (3) additional phone numbers and email addresses can be added into the system via the Family Profile. These numbers can include additional personal phone numbers of anyone you wish to be notified in the case of an emergency; including family, friends, etc.

  • Go to the Family Profile.
  • Log in by entering your last name and primary phone number.
  • Once logged in, enter additional phone numbers and email addresses as needed.
  • To save, press “submit”.


Opt-In for Text Messaging

Students and Employees have the option to opt-in to text messaging if they choose, but this is strictly voluntary. There is a two step process that you must complete in order to receive text message notifications.

Step 1: Add your cell phone number via the Family Profile.
Step 2: Text the word "Alert" to 22300.

You will receive a text message from 22300 stating “Thanks”

How to opt-out: You can opt-out of one or more message delivery methods (email, voice, or text) by following the instructions given at the end of the delivered message.

Important:  If you have opted-out of an email address or phone number, you must call OneCallNow @ 877-698-3262 to re-activate.