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What to Do in an Emergency

In case of a campus emergency, serious injury, death or other similar problems, you are asked to follow these procedures.

Serious Illness or Injury

  1. Dial Public Safety (570-372-4444) and give specific details. If the emergency appears life-threatening also call Snyder County Emergency Services (911 or 837-1131) and request an ambulance.
  2. Remain at the scene to provide assistance.

Fire or Explosion

  1. Activate nearest fire alarm.
  2. Dial 4444 and give specific details.
  3. If appropriate, use nearest fire extinguisher.
  4. Use others, if possible, to assist in clearing the building.
  5. Remain at the scene (at a safe distance) to provide assistance.

Prowlers, Burglars, or Theft in Progress

  1. Dial 4444 and give specific details.
  2. Remain at the scene to direct assistance.

Vehicular Accident, Disturbance, or Other

  1. Dial 4444 and give specific details.
  2. Remain at the scene to direct assistance.

Important in Any Emergency

  1. Stay in the vicinity of the emergency.
  2. Use others, if possible, to direct assistance to the scene.
  3. Get pertinent information, including names and addresses of witnesses.
  4. Report to University officials when they arrive.

General Information

  1. Public Safety will notify senior University administrators.
  2. The Degenstein Campus Center will be the evacuation headquarters, if necessary. Anyone who is displaced by an emergency should go the Campus Center for temporary accommodations. Updates will be posted near the Student Life Offices to keep individuals informed.

Warning Sirens/PA System



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