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San Diego State University has established emergency preparedness, response, and recovery guidelines for students, faculty, staff, and campus auxiliary organizations so the effects of campus emergency situations can be minimized. The below checklists will aid as a reminder of the importance of preparedness.
SDSU EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBERS
SDSU Police (police/fire/ medical) • 9-1-1
Calexico Police (police/ fire/ medical at SDSU Imperial Valley, Calexico) • 9-1-1
Emergency Operations Information Line • 1-866-794-8832
This recorded information line is updated in the event of a campus emergency.
SDSU Home Page • http://www.sdsu.edu/
This Web site is updated in the event of a campus emergency.
SDSU EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
Students, faculty, staff and campus auxiliary organizations should become familiar with campus Emergency Procedures. The information is intended as a quick-reference to assist with response to potential campus emergency situations and is provided for posting in classrooms, offices, conference rooms, and departments.
Additional potential threats to the campus are outlined in the campus Emergency Operations Plan, below.
Evacuation Assembly Points
Emergency Drills on campus are conducted on a regular basis. Notice may or may not be given in advance of a drill; however, all building occupants are required to participate.
SDSU is committed to providing official emergency information as quickly as the situation allows. SDSU utilizes a “multi-layered” emergency communication effort to ensure effective dissemination of information to as many affected individuals as possible.
Some or all of the below methods of communication may be activated by designated campus officials to share information concerning the status of SDSU (including Imperial Valley) with students, faculty, staff, campus auxiliary organizations, parents, and community members:
Initiation of the campus Emergency Operations Plan, below.
SDSU EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN
SDSU has a comprehensive Emergency Operations Plan outlining campus emergency response and recovery organization and procedures. The plan encompasses the SDSU campus, including SDSU Imperial Valley campuses, and campus auxiliary organizations. The plan was established as a supplement to the administrative policies, procedures, and practices followed during normal university operations. The major goals of the plan are the preservation of life, the protection of property, and continuity of academic and business operations.
NATIONAL AND LOCAL EMERGENCY INFORMATION
Department of Homeland Security
The Department of Homeland Security has developed a National Terrorism Advisory System to effectively communicate information about terrorist threats.
County of San Diego
The County of San Diego Office of Emergency Services provides the county’s current status, as well as important emergency preparedness information. Information specific to potential disasters in San Diego County and how to prepare for them is also available through the county’s Ready San Diego Web site.
Information specific to current or potential disasters in Imperial County is also available on-line.
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This page last updated March 6, 2013