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A, In case of an evacuation emergency such as fire:

  1. Each instructor is responsible for his or her class.  Maintain a calm atmosphere and ask the students to proceed to Parking Lot "B".  Take personal belongings with you.  Fire bells are activated by the fire alarms in each hall.  Witness should call 911.
  2. Employees should vacate the building.  Take students or visitors with you.
  3. A bell in the corridor will ring continuously.  Administration and security personnel will be at Student Parking Lot "B" on Penn Avenue.
  4. A verbal warning will also be issued via the mass notification system on campus.  Please listen to the message and take action as instructed.
  5. Two people are required to carry one student or a student in a wheelchair from the building.
  6. If you have a handicapped student in your class or office who would need to be carried from the building, select 2 students at the beginning of class to assist you in the event of an emergency.  Helper students must consent and should be of a size and strength that they could help to carry a student from the building.
  7. In the event of a fire, the main class will exit first, followed by the instructor and the helper students with the handicapped person.
  8. The elevators MUST NOT be used during a fire emergency.
  9. Close classroom windows and doors as you leave the area.
  10. Go to Parking Lot "B" on Penn Avenue.

B. In case of an emergency requiring shelter, such as tornadoes:

  1. Each instructor is responsible for his or her class.  All employees are responsible for student welfare.  See "5" above for handicapped students.
  2. A siren in the halls will be activated.
  3. A verbal warning will also be issued via the mass notification system on campus.  Please listen to the message and take action as instructed.
  4. Go to a sheltered area such as the basement in Sharon Hall and Lecture Hall.  Stay away from windows.  Do not go outdoors.
  5. An all clear (beeping) tone will signal a return to classrooms and offices.

C. Contact the Campus Leader (Dr. Carrick, x2901), Director of Financial Affairs (Mr. Lenzi, x2813), or Director of Physical Facilities (Mr. Hendricks, x2819)