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 involved in or witness a motor vehicle accident on campus, immediately: Call 711 from a University phone or 443-2224 from any other phone and provide the dispatcher with: Your name Your location (including nearest cross streets) Your phone number Description of any injuries Number and description of vehicles involved... 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
How to Report a Fire: If fire or smoke is seen, leave the area immediately and pull the fire alarm as you evacuate the building. Alert other persons on your way out and close all doors behind you to confine the fire (see evacuation procedures). Do NOT use elevators. After evacuating, call the Department of... Read more
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To report an incident occurring on campus, call the DPS Emergency Communications dispatch center at 315-443-2224.