Some emergencies may require an extended evacuation while emergency responders work to control the incident. Prepare for the possibility of an extended evacuation.
While most fire alarms require occupants to leave the building for only a few minutes, an actual fire could require occupants to stay out of the building for hours or days.
Are you prepared to leave your residence hall or office and not be able to return for 12 hours?
We will share information as soon as possible, but the first priority is ensuring the safety of the campus (making sure the building is evacuated and that the incident is controlled).
If a mass evacuation is necessary, members of campus will be directed to evacuate to a pre-determined site. These sites include:
Evacuation orders may be given in a number of ways, including: