A generic Emergency Action Plan associated with the undergraduate and graduate wood frame housing units is attached for reference in emergency situations. This plan is posted in each wood frame housing unit, and copies are provided to resident students at the beginning of each academic year. Emergency Action Plans specific to each student wood frame housing unit, and for other types of student housing, are provided on a CD included with this report.
In the event that you:
See attached building map.
Emergency Equipment Provided
The following pieces of emergency equipment are provided each housing unit:
Smoke Detectors: These units are local alarms only and do not alert authorities in the event of an emergency. Residents of each housing unit are required to call Public Safety at 911 from a safe place. Do not damage these units or disable these units by placing items over the smoke detector.
Fire Alarms: Some residential units have residential style fire alarm systems. These units are local alarms only and do not alert authorities in the event of an emergency. Residents of each housing unit are required to call Public Safety at 911 from a safe place. Do not disable these units, to do so is a crime, punishable by law.
Fire Extinguishers: A,B,C type fire extinguishers are provided in each housing unit near high hazard areas. These units can extinguish combustible, flammable liquid and electrical fires.
Use of Emergency Equipment
Although it is the policy to evacuate the building in the event of a fire or other emergency, circumstances may indicate that the use of a fire extinguisher may be beneficial. Immediately evacuate and notify Public Safety once the unit has been expended.