The Umergency $18K+ Challenge

Help your sorority or fraternity win cash prizes for your partner philanthropies!

Umergency is the all-in-one, award-winning Emergency, Health & Safety App for College Families. Many colleges have campus safety apps, but Umergency can be used no matter where you are, at any time.

Contest Rules

  • To be eligible to enter the competition and win cash prizes, your organization must secure a minimum of 100 annual paid subscribers within the 3-week challenge period. It’s easy! Just check out our tips below on how to win.
  • Remember, the app is always free for students, so your organization must get parents and family members to download Umergency and subscribe to an annual subscription. It’s half price for this contest at only $39.99/yr.
  • The top three organizations with the most annual subscriptions at the end of the contest win $5000 for 1st place, $4000 for 2nd place, $3000 for 3rd place.
  • A BONUS of $1,000 will be awarded to each organization for every 200 annual subscriptions.
  • The competition will last for 3 weeks.
  • Subscribers will be counted after the 14-day app free trial period.
  • Winners will be announced 2 weeks after the competition closes.

Umergency App Key Features

Umergency is the #1 All-in-One Health & Safety App for College Families.

“Urgent Alert” and “I Am Safe” Buttons

GPS enabled to notify linked contacts
where to send help!

Instant Access to Emergency
Health & Safety Vital Resources

Customized to your campus, local community,
or wherever you are.

Securely Linked Accounts

To share critical data between family
members and trusted contacts.

New Quick & Easy Sign Up for
Parents & Students

Now, parents can sign up their students.

Digital Consent Form

Allows family to speak with medical staff.

Insurance Card Upload

Instantly accessible when you need it.

National Emergency Hotlines

Suicide Lifeline, RAINN, Poison Control.

How to Enter

Entering is easy!

For Students

1) Download the Umergency app in the App Store or Google Play & sign up as a Student.

2) Fill out your information.

3) Enter your university and choose your organization from the dropdown menu.

How to Share with Friends & Family

There are two ways to share!

Option #1

In-App (Share with one person at a time)

1) Navigate to the menu on the top left.

2) Click “Organization” on the bottom navigation bar.

3) Here is where you will find your organization’s promo code. Click “Share code”.

4) Choose how you want to share the code: via email or phone number. Enter your parent or friend’s contact information and click “Invite”

Option #2

Via Email or Text Message (Share with multiple people at once)

If you would like to share your promo code with multiple people at once, you can! Use our pre-written share email or text message and populate your necessary information where indicated. See below.

See Where Your Organization Ranks in the Challenge!

1) Navigate to the menu on the top left.

2) Here, you’ll see the amount of time left in the competition. Click “View Competition Results” on the bottom of the pop-out menu.

3) From here, you’ll see the Competition Hub showing how many subscribers your organization has & where you currently rank in the competition.

Tips on How to Win!

  • We’ve made it easy for you, your friends, and parents to share and invite others to download the app!
  • First, download the app using your organization’s custom promo code, then you’re ready to share it with others.
  • There are 2 ways to share and invite as many of your college friends and their parents (and their friends)–they don’t have to be members of your fraternity, sorority or school–but they do need your promo code.
  • You can use the app’s built-in sharing feature–a simple click will send an automated message to your contacts.
  • You can also share by email, text, or posting on your favorite social media. You can follow this link to find a ready-made message that you can just cut and paste:
  • Check the leaderboard in the app daily to see how your organization is doing against the competition.
  • Have fun and good luck!