SMS Terms and Conditions

Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) uses SMS messages to communicate about application and enrollment deadlines, event reminders, scholarships, registration, emergency notifications and other information important to applicants, new students, current students, former students, alumni, and employees (collectively referred to as recipients). Consent to receive text messages is not a condition to buy any goods or services. Text message frequency and quantity may vary depending on your PLNU status and associated actions. SMS/Text Messaging is also offered as a multi-factor authentication option for PLNU systems.

Text messages will be received from a number of university-owned or operated phone numbers and will vary depending on the specific use case (campaign).

Text Opt In

Recipients opt-in to SMS messages by engaging with an application, service, website, or PLNU employee and providing their phone number through online applications or offline interactions. 

Text Messaging Costs

Message and data rates may apply. When you opt-in to receive SMS messages, you are responsible for any carrier fees such as data plan charges, text messaging charges, tolls, out-of-area roaming, and other charges. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages.

Text Opt Out

Text STOP to the PLNU number you received the SMS message from to stop receiving text messages from that campaign.

Text Privacy Policy

Your use of the SMS messaging service is governed by PLNU’s Privacy Policy. PLNU will not ask you for, nor should you provide, personally identifiable information, passwords, or any other confidential or sensitive information in SMS messages.

Text Help

For assistance with text messaging, email

Information Disclosure

PLNU will not disclose personal information to any third-parties, except:

  • When a third-party designate is utilized to provide a service offered or administered by the College;
  • To the extent that it is required to do so by law in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • In order to establish, exercise, or defend its legal rights.