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Emergency Preparedness

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Emergency Preparedness

The University of Wyoming is dedicated to providing our students, faculty, staff and visitors a safe and secure environment. To learn how you can be better prepared for emergencies, please use the resources provided below. 

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In an Emergency Dial 911

Emergency Response Plan Link

UW Emergency Response Plan

The University of Wyoming Emergency Response Plan (ERP) addresses a multitude of potential issues and concerns the campus community may encounter during an emergency. This is a master plan that applies to all UW facilities and operations on the main campus as well as in the Laramie vicinity. (pdf link)

UW Alert link

UW Alert

UW Alert is a text and voice messaging notification system designed to keep students, faculty and staff informed during emergencies. Sign up now.

Emergency Preparedness & Response Guide link

Emergency Preparedness & Response Guide

Emergencies can occur at any time, without warning. Experience shows that a well-planned, coordinated response helps reduce injury and damage to property. This guide outlines specific emergency response actions you can take.

UW Campus Safety page link

UW Campus Safety

This page gives Take Action! Safety Procedures, as well as links for UW Alert, Text Tips, Silent Witness, Weather & Road Conditions and other resources to help provide the highest levels of campus safety as possible. (UW web page)

Building Emergency Action Plan Information link

Building Emergency Action Plan Information

A Building Emergency Action Plan (BEAP) is a procedural document which provides pre-planning guidelines and actions to be taken by University of Wyoming faculty, staff, students and visitors in the event of an emergency such as fire, explosion, severe weather, chemical releases, and all other emergencies.

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and Emergency Phones link

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and Emergency Phones

Public access Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are provided in many University buildings. This page provides information including: what an AED is, the benefits of using it, and how to become certified to use it properly. It also includes a link to a map of AEDs that are accessible to the UW campus public. (RMSO web page)

UW Police Department web page link

UW Police Department

The University of Wyoming Police Department (UWPD) is the principal law enforcement agency serving the University of Wyoming. The UWPD operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is responsible for law enforcement, public safety, building security, and traffic control within the university. (UW web page)

UW Hazardous Materials Spill Emergency Response Plan link

UW Hazardous Materials Spill Emergency Response Plan

The consequences of hazardous materials spills should be considered before they happen. The purpose of this policy is to establish preparation guidelines for the event of a chemical, radioactive, or biohazardous spill, or a combination thereof. (pdf link)

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