General Evacuation Procedures The following procedures apply to any evacuation situation: Become familiar with the building. Know the location of emergency exits. In any emergency situation, contact the Department of Public Safety (DPS) at 711 (campus phone) or (315) 443-2224 (any phone). In the event an evacuation is necessary, you will be directed by DPS,... Read more
A “lockdown” will typically only be directed for a single building, and typically the scene of the crisis. During a lockdown, entry to a facility should be prohibited until the situation requiring the procedure has been resolved by responding law enforcement personnel. Proceed to or remain in an office, classroom, conference room, or other area... Read more
Shelter in Place Definition: a directive to seek immediate shelter indoors following the announcement of a campus crisis condition. When an Orange Alert is issued to Shelter in Place, seek immediate shelter within the building you are in or the closest building to you and remain there during an emergency, rather than evacuate the area.... Read more
In the event that you are the victim of, a witness to, or have reason to believe that there has been a shooting incident including any firearm discharge, immediately get away from the suspect. Do not attempt to confront the suspect. Find a safe location to take refuge. When it is safe to do so,... Read more
Orange ALERT uses contact information provided by students, faculty and staff to send text messages, emails, and phone calls in the event of a crisis in progress.