Emergency Plans

Brief information about the university’s emergency plans appears below. You may download these plans to familiarize yourself with how the university plans for emergencies, and improve your understanding of emergency planning.

Departmental Templates

The Departmental Emergency Plan Guidance Document is designed to provide instructions for University Departments on how to prepare their Departmental Emergency Action Plan, which is a support document of the University's Emergency Management Plan. The Departmental Emergency Plan enables Departments to plan for disaster mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery and for the University to maintain viability of mission critical operations during and after any emergency or covered incident.

Download the Departmental Emergency Plan Guidance Document (PDF)

Download the Guidance Document templates (ZIP)

Emergency Preparedness Desk Reference Manual

This guide assists you in minimizing the negative effects of emergencies, disasters, accidents, injuries, and crime.

Download the Emergency Preparedness Desk Reference Manual (PDF)

Official Plans

Emergency Management Plan

The Emergency Management Plan is a step-by-step guide explaining the university’s official course of action in the event of fires, evacuation, terrorism, threats of violence, transportation accidents, and others. The plan contains information about the different levels of emergencies and outlines the corresponding roles of different university departments.

Download the Emergency Management Plan (PDF)

Infectious Disease Plan Annex

The Infectious Disease Plan is a step-by-step guide explaining the university’s official course of action in the event of a pandemic outbreak. The plan contains information about the different levels of a pandemic and outlines the corresponding roles of different university departments.

Download the Infectious Disease Plan Annex (PDF)

Weather Events Plan Annex

The Weather Events Plan is a step-by-step guide explaining the university’s official course of action in the event of flash flooding, lightning, hail, tornadoes, high temperatures, strong winds, frozen precipitation, cyclones, and cold temperatures. The plan contains information about the different levels of severe weather and outlines the corresponding roles of different university departments.

Download the Weather Events Plan Annex (PDF)

Building Management & Restricted Access Plan Annex

The Building Management & Restricted Access Plan Annex is designed to provide safety and security measures that protect life, property, and the environment in the event of natural or man-made incidents, and to limit or restrict entry to appropriately cleared personnel.

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Business Continuity Plan Annex

The Business Continuity Plan Annex provides guidance to ensure financial integrity and continuity of service to the community in the event of a disaster. This plan aims to mitigate the effects of disruptions on the university’s strategic plans, reputation, operations, and ability to remain in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

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Academic Continuity Plan Annex

The Academic Continuity Plan Annex provides guidance to ensure continuity of academic study and student services in the event of a disaster. This plan aims to mitigate the effects of disruptions to the overall academic environment and university support services.

Download the Academic Continuity Plan Annex (PDF)