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The Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

Our number one priority is providing a safe and healthy environment for our university community to live, learn, work and enjoy by:

  1. Safeguarding the university community
  2. Preserving property
  3. Protecting the environment
  4. Facilitating resiliency
  5. Ensuring effective recovery

Prevention Mitigation, Preparedness, Response, Recovery

OEM all hazards comprehensive emergency management program:

Oversees the development, maintenance, and implementation of the all-hazard emergency management and continuity of operations plan.

Facilitates whole community engagement in hazard mitigation and emergency preparedness activities, to include disaster preparedness education.

Organizes training and exercise activities necessary to build, evaluate, improve, and sustain incident management capabilities.

Coordinates the framework and assists in on-campus incident management.

Collaborates and liaises with local, state, federal, and non-governmental agencies for multi-agency coordination.

Assists in disaster recovery processes and programs.

University Incident Management System


Whole Community Approach

Whole Community

Executive Policy Group


Emergency Management Advisory & Planning Committee


Emergency Management Team


Building Emergency Safety Teams


Find your Building Emergency Safety Team: Building Coordinator and Safety Team list Coming Soon

Continuity of Operations


Community Emergency Response Team


Ready – CERT

Comprehensive – Whole Community

Each program contributes to the Capabilities and Resiliency of the university.

Activities & News

Last updated: 8/4/2020