Emergency Management is a department within the Division of Student Affairs and we focus on coordinating the University's emergency prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response, continuity and recovery efforts. We are a small team, but support a wide range of initiatives, planning, training & exercises and outreach activities. View our contact information to learn more about us.
The University Police Department and Emergency Management are co-presenting five 90-minute sessions focused on the prevention, preparedness and response to active aggressor/shooter situations. These discussion-style training sessions are open to every student, faculty and staff. Since space is limited, pre-registration is required.
We are happy to publish the first strategic plan for the University's emergency management program. This plan, developed in consultation with 30 on and off-campus partners, provides a high-level roadmap for improving the University's capability to manage emergencies and disasters, before, during and after they occur.
The Safe Redbirds, Illinois State University's official safety app, has seen thousands of downloads and usage since its launch in 2019! The app provides a wealth of information and features to help keep you safe on campus. Key features include Friend Walk, Virtual Safe Walk, Work Alone, Make a Report, maps, tools and emergency guides. The FREE app is now available for Apple and Android phones. Major updates are in developing and will be rolled out at the beginning of the Fall 2022 semester!
We have developed a handbook to assist students as they transition to off-campus living. This document is designed to assist students plan for a variety of emergencies and is easily editable to suit unique needs. We encourage students to complete and share this document with roommates.
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