Emergency Response Procedures for Students with Disabilities

This page describes emergency procedures for various situations in various locations with regard to students with disabilities and is designed to help the campus community ensure that we can all work together to keep each other safe.

Emergency Management

This page contains information and resources pertaining to the planning and procedures for a response to emergencies on campus.

Missing Persons Policy

The risk that a student might go missing is a concern for all colleges and universities. A report of a missing student can come from a variety of sources, including family, friends, or fellow students. Because of our concern for student safety, and in accordance with federal law, we have established this missing student notification policy and procedure.

Personal Property Inventory Sheet

Use the Personal Property Inventory Sheet to catalog your personal items and record important identifying information than can help you to recover them in case they are ever stolen or misplaced.

Sex Offender Alert System

The Sex Offender Alert System is the Florida Department of Law Enforcement's Sexual Predator and Sexual Offender Registry, which provides information about the registration and tracking of sexual offenders and predators in the State of Florida. The Sex Offender Alert System allows you to track sex offenders in the area and is provided here as a safety measure. If you'd like to report information anonymously, call 888-357-7332 (open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.).

Active Shooter Training

This online course teaches faculty, staff and students to take direct responsibility for their personal safety and security should an active shooter incident occur on campus. Viewers will learn how to be better equipped to react with purpose and to maximize their chance of survival in an active shooter situation by learning the proper mindset and the necessary tools. 

Bomb Threat Training

Bomb threats are rare, but should always be taken seriously. This video will train you on what to do if you receive a phoned-in bomb threat.  How quickly and safely you react to a bomb threat could save lives, including your own. What should you do?

  1. Remain calm.
  2. Call 9-1-1 immediately and report a bomb threat to local law enforcement providing as much detail as you can.
  3. Follow law enforcement instructions.
  4. Evacuate the area and seek protective cover from the bomb and potential debris—these are the best ways to avoid injury.
  5. Do NOT approach or inspect suspicious items or unattended packages.
  6. Do NOT congregate near the incident scene as onlookers may impede first responders and law enforcement.

Civil Protest Policy

It shall be the policy of the Department of Public Safety, in cooperation with university officials, that during civil protest, all efforts would be made to ensure the safety of the university campus community and to enable the required day-to-day operations of the university.