When evacuating the building or work area:• STAY CALM and DO NOT PANIC• Proceed to the closest safe exit away from the emergency do not use the elevator• Follow instructions of Public Safety Officers and Emergency Evacuation Volunteers (EEVs)Once outside the building, continue to followthe directions of Public Safety Officers who willdirect you to an assembly area.
Based on the nature of the incident,individuals may be instructed by Public Safetyto stay in place.If you are instructed to stay in place:• Do not stand in hallways or stairwells• Do not stand near windows or doors• Do not leave your immediate area if you are in a room• Wait for further instructions M1-3372/OMI
• Log on to UIS or St. John’s Central • On your PersonalHOW TO Information Menu click onENROLL IN THE “Update your emergencyEMERGENCY information for InstantNOTIFICATION Messaging Systeminstant • Enter the phone (cell orMESSAGING off-campus wired phone) number that you want toSYSTEM: receive the emergency alert starting with the area code and leaving out the hyphen between the third and fourth numbers.
In order to receive prompt notification ofemergency situations that impact the campus,the University will use text message and cellphone calls to issue emergency alerts.• YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR THIS SERVICE!• St. John’s will not share your number with any other persons or organizations.• The brief emergency text and voice message will simply provide information on location of emergency and instructions on the action to take.
St. John’s University is very fortunate to havean excellent working relationship with NYPDand FDNY as well as with the NYC Office ofEmergency Management.Public Safety is routinely informed of anyemergency affecting the surrounding communities. Remember to review your emergency contact information periodically and change your phone number on the Emergency Notification Instant Messaging System when necessary!
The health and safety of all our students are ofparamount concern at St. John’s University. St. John’srecognizes the critical importance of being preparedand has designed a comprehensive emergency planthat ensures the security of the University communityin the event of a crisis. We encourage you to reviewthe Emergency Structure Plan online at: www.stjohns.edu/safety