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Emergency Management

The Office of Emergency Management's mission is to coordinate and facilitate West Virginia University emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation efforts to protect our students, faculty, staff, resources and critical infrastructure. We dedicate significant time and resources to coordinating preparedness throughout campus between state and federal government agencies.

Emergency Management Resources

Campus Emergency Procedures Poster

View the poster that is available in all academic classrooms and outlines procedures for handling on-campus emergencies.

Bomb Threats and Suspicious Packages

View step-by-step instructions for handling bomb threats and suspicious packages.

View a helpful list of resources on preparing for different types of disasters and emergencies.

WVU Alert

Sign up to receive real-time texts and emails regarding emergencies and incidents on or near campus. Students are automatically enrolled through their MIX email, but they should add their phone number if they have not already provided it to the University. Students also can add parental contact information through their account, and faculty and staff can register to receive alerts at any time. We encourage all users to regularly check their WVU Alert accounts to ensure their contact information is registered and updated.

Active Shooter

View information on your three options when faced with an active shooter situation (run, hide, fight), and know what information to provide to 911 operators.

WVU Emergency Operations Plan

View the WVU Emergency Operations Plan, which defines key roles and responsibilities, lines of authority, organization, communication methods, continuity, mutual-aid agreements and training in regards to emergency planning.

WVU Building Emergency Plan Template

View and complete the Building Emergency Plan template to create your unit's building emergency plan. The template includes information for your building occupants and first responders.

Building Supervisors

Download the building supervisor list to get contact information for your campus building supervisor. If you are a building supervisor and need to update your contact information, use the service form.