Stay informed and be prepared, an emergency can occur at any time with no notice.
Parents and families should sign up for ISU Emergency Alert , the University's emergency notification and warning system, learn about the kinds of emergencies and disasters are most likely to occur in the ISU area and download the ISU app and the BirdWatch guide within the app. The BirdWatch guide allows parents and families to:
Read and understand the ISU Emergency Management Plan
Parents and families are encouraged to always be prepared for any emergency. Parents and families should work with their student(s) to build an emergency communications plan
Download, complete, and distribute a Family Emergency Plan .
Family Emergency Plan
Theft is ISU's biggest crime. Have your student(s) write down the make, model, and serial number of all of their valuable items (electronics, bike, etc.) and keep a copy of that list at home or in a secure location. This will make it easier for University Police to find and return personal items.