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Emergency Preparedness

Read emergency preparedness tips from UMGC on topics including severe weather, fires, evacuations, and more.


Learn how to prepare and respond to an emergency with the Emergency Checklist and Emergency Preparedness Guide from University of Maryland Global Campus. You can read more about preparing for different types of emergencies by exploring the information below.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

Evacuation Procedures
Read about evacuation procedures and assembly areas at UMGC.
Fire Planning and Prevention
Get fire planning and prevention tips from UMGC.
Early Warning Siren
Learn how the Early Warning Siren at UMGC provides instant notification of imminent, dangerous conditions.

More Emergency Response Information

Exposure to Hazardous Materials
Review UMGC's hazardous materials procedures.
Find out what to do in case of an earthquake on the UMGC campus.
Natural Disaster Procedures
Learn about options and resources for UMGC students whose lives have been impacted by a natural disaster.
Severe Weather
Read UMGC's guide to severe and inclement weather.

External Links

The following links have been recommended to the UMGC community as a way to get additional information on preparing for specific emergencies.


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