This procedure will be used, unless issuing a notification will compromise efforts to contain the emergency as determined by law enforcement, emergency management and University officials.
To further expand on the procedure, alerts may include but are not limited to notifications for campus closings or delays due to inclement weather, campus wide power or utility failure, fire or similar emergencies.
In the event of an emergency or other dangerous situation, the director of public safety will be responsible for issuing an emergency alert or notification.
Such alerts may include, but are not limited to:
The office of public safety will occasionally issue timely warnings to the campus community on crimes and incidents considered to be a threat to other students and employees that are reported to campus security or local law enforcement agencies.
Such reports will be provided to students and employees in a manner that is timely and that will aid in the prevention of similar occurrences.
In the event of situations where an immediate alert may not be necessary, notifications are generally initiated by using the campus computer email system.
This may include, but is not limited to timely warnings regarding:
These are generally situations that are less threatening, but it may be prudent to alert members of the campus community to take precautions to prevent further incidents.
On an annual basis, the e2 Campus Alert System will be tested for effectiveness. Actual emergency situations may be documented and used in lieu of a test.
In compliance with the Missing Student Notification Policy of the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008, the office of public safety and residence life actively investigate any report of a missing student who is enrolled at the University as a resident student.