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Emergency Management and Planning

Building a Campus Culture of Preparedness and Resilience

Emergency Management and Planning fosters prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation activities to protect our campus from the adverse effects of disaster, relying on multi-discipline collaboration, cooperation, and coordination, all to support the University’s teaching, research, and public safety mission.


Risk Management Featured
Mission Continuity News June 2024: Risk Matrix

June 17, 2024

A Risk Matrix helps visualize and systematically evaluate risks by plotting them based on their likelihood, impact, and consequence.

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Alert Carolina Sirens Test to Be Held June 18

June 14, 2024

The University will TEST the Alert Carolina Emergency Notification System on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, between 5 and 7 p.m.

NOAA's GOES-16 satellite captured Hurricane Idalia approaching the western coast of Florida while Hurricane Franklin churned in the Atlantic Ocean at 5:01 p.m. EDT on August 29, 2023.
NOAA Predicts Above-Normal 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season

May 28, 2024

NOAA National Weather Service forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center predict above-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin this year.

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Update on Aug. 28 Campus Shooting Post-Incident Review

May 16, 2024

On Aug. 28, 2023, our campus suffered a devastating loss when a faculty member was killed during an active shooting incident. This was a painful event for our University, and our community continues to heal.