In order to fulfill our teaching, research, and service missions effectively, the university must do everything in its power to provide a safe and secure environment for the entire campus community. In the event of an emergency that threatens the safety and security of the campus, university faculty will necessarily play an important role in responding to the emergency and restoring the university’s ability to carry out the core elements of our mission.
The purpose of this document is to provide faculty with a guide to the university’s established emergency procedures in response to some of the more common and predictable emergencies. It is intended to familiarize faculty members with best practices in the event of an emergency before the emergency occurs and to suggest responses in order to minimize the emergency’s impact on classes and other academic operations. It is also intended to provide faculty with guidance if an emergency occurs while their classes are in session.
Download the Faculty Emergency Guide prepared by the Offices of Academic Affairs and Emergency Management, February 2013.
This one-page Emergency Classroom Information sheet is provided to augment the class syllabus and help faculty conduct a quick review of emergency procedures specific to the building and classroom(s) they are utilizing.