University Resources, Operations and Policies

Emergencies


Policy Statement

It is the policy of Adelphi University to protect its human and physical assets and ensure continued operations during and after all manner of emergencies, whether natural or manmade, by implementing appropriate emergency management policies, plans, and procedures designed to ensure the University’s ability to effectively respond to and recover from emergencies.


Reason for Policy

This policy is intended to offer guidance in the event of an emergency condition or possible emergency condition.


Who Is Governed by this Policy

Faculty, Staff, and Students


Policy

Emergencies should be reported to the Department of Public Safety and Transportation 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. Public Safety can be reached by dialing extension 3511 (516 877-3511), or, in the event of emergency, dial 5 or 3507 from any campus phone or, use any blue light call box for immediate help.

Emergency Notifications

In order to broaden our emergency notification and crisis communication channels, Adelphi’s University Mass Notification System enables the University to quickly broadcast urgent messages and deliver instructions to the campus community when necessary.

With the University Mass Notification System, Adelphi can send notifications to students, faculty, and staff using their preferred communications channels, including text or voice messages to a cell phone or home phone. Users can also revise their emergency contact information when needed via Adelphi’s eCampus Web portal.


Definitions

This policy does not have definitions associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


Procedure

To register for the Emergency Notification System, log on to e-Campus and click on University Mass Notification under the services tab. Adelphi will use the University Mass Notification system to instantly broadcast urgent messages and deliver instructions to the campus community.


Forms

This policy does not have forms associated with it at this time. Upon periodic policy review this area will be evaluated to determine if additional information is needed to supplement the policy.


Related Information

Public Safety and Transportation
Prevention Reporting Procedures
Timely Warning/Emergency Notification


Contact

Robert F. Hughes
p – 516.877.3500
e – rfhughes@adelphi.edu

Tom Siracusa
p – 516.877.3500
e – siracusa@adelphi.edu


Document History

  • Last Reviewed Date: October 17, 2017
  • Last Revised Date: October 17, 2017
  • Policy Origination Date: 2002           

Who Approved This Policy

Gene Palma, Chief Operations Officer

 
 
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