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Emergency Procedures

If an emergency occurs on campus, you may be asked to take certain protective actions. The most common protective actions requested will be: Shelter-in-Place or Building Evacuation.

To Shelter-in-Place:

  • Get/stay indoors
  • Secure doors and windows; turn off any air conditioning units in room.
  • Stay indoors until notified it’s safe to go outdoors.

For Building Evacuation:

  • Evacuate building using nearest exit.
  • Take personal belongings (backpacks, keys, purses, wallets, etc.).
  • Do not use elevator.
  • Secure hazardous materials or equipment.
  • Follow instructions by faculty, staff, or emergency personnel.
  • Move away from building.

More detailed information is provided in the links below.