Instructions to use Blacksburg
To use the Blacksburg Alert system all that is required is a valid
email address. You can only register an email address
one time in the system.
Individuals need to go to: http://egov.blacksburg.gov/BlacksburgAlert/login.aspx
to sign up for the service.
Presently there is an icon on the main web page www.blacksburg.gov
that links directly to this service.
If you do not have an account on the Blacksburg Alert
system click on the link under the New User? prompt - where it says:
Please register here if you do not have an account.
You will be asked to fill in the appropriate information – email
address and unique password.
The next page that comes up is the contact information page for your
account. Here you will be prompted to enter your contact information
such as telephone number and address. Fill in as much or as little as
you wish. When you are finished click on the Create New Account button
and the Blacksburg Alert system will email you a confirmation message.
In the email message is a web address link. Click on the link and this
will take you into the Blacksburg Alert system. You will be presented
with a web page that has three tabs at the top. The three tabs are Home,
Edit My Account, and Edit My Alerts.
- Home is a brief explanation of the system.
- Edit My Account gives you the opportunity
to change contact information such as address, phone number, email address,
etc, the ability to change your account password and also the ability
to change you contact time – the times you want to receive information
from Blacksburg Alert. In addition you have the ability to remove your
account if you so choose.
- Edit My Alerts is where you can select what
information you wish to receive from the Town of Blacksburg. This is
where you can select what you want and how you desire to receive it.
Presently we offer communication to telephone, fax, email, and TTY devices.
When you conclude with your selections you can click on the logout
If you do not have a computer available to you - there are a couple
- There are public assess computers at the library that is located
at 200 Miller Street. Telephone number is 540-552-8246.
- There are public access computers at the Blacksburg Community
Center located at 725 Patrick Henry Drive, across from the High School.
Telephone number is 540-961-1149
Town staff is available to add information into the system for you.
Call 540-961-1199 for help with this or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for using Blacksburg Alert.