Consider These Things Now:
- Find out where the nearest shelters are likely to be located
- Discuss your planning with friends/roommates/family members
- Identify alternate meeting places in case of separation
- Alert family members about your plans
- Make arrangements for special needs
- Store sufficient personal survival supplies
- Store supplies to sustain you during location
After a Disaster:
- Locate any missing friend/roommate/family member
- Advise out-of-area family contact of your status
- Use safety glasses, leather gloves, etc., when working
- Exercise extreme caution when entering damaged buildings
- Exercise extreme care with fire
- Avoid electric appliances+ around water
- Stay away from power lines
- Check water and food before consumption
- Monitor and obey directives from government and campus officials
- If you have phone service, use it only for emergencies
Suggested Items for Relocation:
Bedding / Flashlights / Batteries / Toiletries / Games / Books /
Medications / Special dietary foods / Valuable papers /
Photographs / Contact lists / Photo ID / Pens and paper /
Personal hygiene supplies
Do not bring alcohol, drugs, or firearms to a relocation shelter.
Campus Safety Tips
- Security is available to walk you to your vehicle.
- Stay alert to your surroundings and the actions of people around you.
- Report any suspicious activity or individuals to Security.
- Do not enter into conversation with a suspicious individual.
- Travel in groups of two or more at night.
- Park in a well-lit lot.
- Lock your car doors and keep your window rolled up.
- Create a buddy system -- share your class schedule with family and friends.
- When you leave campus, let someone know where you are going and when you plan to be back.
- Walk in well-lit, heavily traveled area.
- Don’t leave personal items such as coats, purses, or laptops unattended.
- Be aware of your surroundings when using earbuds, headphones, and anything else that might distract your attention.