Public Safety

Public Safety

Emergency Preparedness


The University of Cincinnati, like any other community, is vulnerable to a wide range of natural and man-made hazards.  The University has a number of programs in place to help prevent as well as respond to emergencies.  The Department of Public Safety, through the Emergency Preparedness Task Force, coordinates these plans.  For further information, please contact the Department of Public Safety, Emergency Services at 513-556-4909.  To view the PDF files, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, a free download.

    Emergency Operations Plan

UC Emergency Operations Plan (PDF)

Pandemic Annex to EOP (PDF)          

Emergency Procedures for Faculty (PDF)

Emergency Procedures for Staff (PDF)

Emergency Procedures for Students (PDF)

Emergency Procedures for Persons with Physical Disabilities (PDF) 

Sample Departmental/Building Emergency Plan   

Top Three Disasters at UC

Automated External Defibrillator (PDF)

     Severe Weather

Campus Severe Weather Warning System

Tornado Fact Sheet

Severe Weather Shelter Locations(PDF)

Snow Closing Information (PDF)

     Video by students at College of Nursing

Emergency Evacuation

Emergency Preparednes

    Winter Weather Preparedness Information by the College of Nursing

Winter Weather Handout

    Terrorism and Homeland Security

Suspicious Packages and Items (PDF)

Hazadardous Device Investigations

Anthrax Threats (PDF)

Homeland Security Levels Guide (PDF)

    Related Resources

Ready America


Red Cross

National Weather Services

Dept. of Homeland Security

Pandemic Flu Information for Individuals and Families


    How to  Respond to Active Shooter Situations.

Active Shooter Information