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About the
Code Maroon Emergency Notification System

Code Maroon is Texas A&M University's emergency notification system that gives the University the ability to communicate health and safety information in an emergency.

Texas A&M will use the system only to provide official notification of critical emergencies (i.e. situations that pose an imminent, physical threat to the community).

Code Maroon Alerts

Code Maroon uses multiple notification methods in a best effort to reach campus members in an emergency. While no emergency communications system can be guaranteed to be effective and reliable in every situation, you are encouraged to sign up to receive text message alerts as one part of your personal emergency preparedness plan.

Contact information you provide on the Code Maroon website will only be used for delivering health and safety emergency information. A ZERO SPAM policy is strictly enforced that prohibits unsolicited messages and the selling of contact information to third-party marketers.

Code Maroon Vendor

AppArmor provides the campus-wide emergency alert system for Texas A&M University. The system communicates health and safety information to our students, employees, and guests.

Texas A&M's goal is to reach as many people as possible in an emergency using three AppArmor product suites (AppArmor Alert, AppArmor Safety and AppArmor Command). AppArmor is based in Toronto, Canada and provides crisis response applications and service for organizations in the US, Canada, the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand, Europe and South America.

Code Maroon Deletion Policy

To ensure Code Maroon alerts are delivered quickly and efficiently, periodic checks are done to identify registrants no longer directly affiliated with Texas A&M University.

If university records indicate a registrant is no longer a member of the student body or employed by the university, Code Maroon will send an email notice to the contact email address provided during registration. Those who reply to the email within 15 days will continue receiving Code Maroon SMS text alerts and their registration record will be moved to the “Guest” portal of the system. All others will have their registration record scheduled for deletion from the Code Maroon system.


If you have any questions, email or call Help Desk Central at 979.845.8300.

To learn what you should do in case of an emergency, visit In an emergency, Texas A&M will post additional emergency updates and announcements at when they become available. Texas A&M will also communicate important emergency information with local television and radio outlets.