Why provide my information?

Entering your crisis contact information on this page requires very little time, but it may help ensure your safety and that of other Brandeis community members during a crisis.

You may also use the Crisis and Severe Weather Contact Numbers and Email Addresses page to direct Brandeis not to contact you during a crisis except via your campus phone and Brandeis email address.

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Instructions for Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff crisis contact information is managed through BUSS, the self-service website provided by Human Resources that allows you to easily and confidentially update your personal information.

The crisis contact information you provide will help the university keep you safe and fully informed during a crisis or severe weather event. 

The information that you provide will be used only for crisis communication and severe weather alerts.

Entering your crisis contact information 

  • Go to buss.brandeis.edu, and log in using your Brandeis username and password.
  • To access BUSS from off-campus:
    • Visit wormhole.brandeis.edu.
    • Log in using your Brandeis username and password.
    • Click on the BUSS link.
    • Log into BUSS using your Brandeis username and password.
  • Under Employee Self-Service>Personal Information, click on Crisis/Weather Contact Info.
  • In the first box on the Crisis and Weather Contact Numbers and Email Addresses page, use the drop-down menus labeled Phone 1Phone 2 and Phone 3 to select up to three personal phone numbers for the university to use when sending you voice messages during a crisis or severe weather event. Each menu allows you to select from a list of phone numbers that you have already saved in your personal portfolio on BUSS.  
  • To add a new personal phone number or change one of the phone numbers that you have already saved, click the Manage Phone Numbers link in the box. Detailed instructions are available.

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  • At the bottom of this box, you can activate your cell phone to receive text messages from Brandeis during a crisis or severe weather event.
  • An already stored cell phone number in BUSS will automatically appear. If you haven't stored a cell phone number, click the Manage Phone Numbers link in the box to add a cell phone number to your personal portfolio.
  • Click on the Receive SMS/Text Message? checkbox to activate your cell phone number. For more information, detailed instructions are available.
  • Below the line, use the drop-down menu labeled Additional to select a personal email address for the university to use when sending you email messages during a crisis or severe weather event. This menu allows you to select from a list of email addresses that you have already saved in your personal portfolio on BUSS.  
  • To add a new personal email address or change one of the addresses that you have already saved, click on the Manage Email Addresses link in the box. Detailed instructions are available.
  • Click Confirm and then Submit.

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