Receive UT Warn Updates

To get UTWARN updates via text message on your cell phone (pictured right):


  1. Start a new text message with the To (or Recipient) field 40404
  2. In the message area, type the following: follow @UTWARN
  3. Send the text message.
  4. Follow the instructions on the return text from twitter

How to (UNFOLLOW) to no longer receive tweets / text messages on your phone:
If, in the future, you would like to no longer receive updates, please do the same steps as listed above except you will type UNFOLLOW rather than FOLLOW.

To get updates via email:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on get started and either sign in using your existing twitter account or fill in the info to create an account.
  3. Once you are in, go to find people at the top and search for UTWARN.
  4. Click on the button to follow UTWARN.


Twitter Commands

  • FOLLOW username
    Start following a user
  • UNFOLLOW username
    Stop following a user
  • ON/OFF
    Turn on or off all tweet notifications>
  • ON/OFF username
    Turn on or off tweet notifications for a user (you’ll still be following them if you turn the notifications off)
  • GET username
    Shows you the latest tweet from any user
  • RT username
    Retweet a user’s latest tweet
  • FAV username
    Favorite a user’s latest tweet
  • D username your message
    Send a direct message to a user

If you are signing up via text and have a signature, it will not work. You will either have to sign up on or remove your signature and then complete the steps above.