Emergency Response and Evacuation Procedures
IU Notify is the University Emergency Alert System. Get emergency University updates sent to your cell, home, or work phone, plus emails to your personal computer.
Log on to One.IU to update your information:
- Go to One.IU
- Search for "Emergency Notification Settings (IU-Notify)"
- Click "Start"
- Add or edit your phone numbers and e-mail addresses
- Click "Update"
Comprehensive Emergency Action Plan
The purpose of the Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan is to protect students, employees, and visitors from serious injury, property loss, or loss of life in the event of a major disaster. The plan describes how the University will respond to an emergency. The University conducts tests of the emergency notification systems on campus. These tests are designed to assess and evaluate the emergency plans and capabilities of the institution.
When a serious incident occurs that causes an immediate threat to the campus, the first responders to the scene are usually UPD, New Albany PD, Floyd County Sheriff’s Office and the New Albany Fire Department, and they typically respond and work together to manage the incident. Depending on the nature of the incident, other IU Southeast departments and other local or federal agencies could also be involved in responding to the incident.
Tornado & Fire Warnings
All persons shall evacuate any building on campus when a fire alarm is activated. Emergency evacuation plans are posted inside all buildings.
The campus community shall be notified by a IU Notify message, tornado siren and a pre-recorded message over the fire alarm system in the event a tornado warning is issued for Floyd County. When a warning is used all persons on campus should take shelter in designated tornado shelter areas on campus. See the emergency evacuation plans that are posted in a building for designated tornado shelter locations.
State law dictates all persons shall evacuate any building on campus when a fire alarm is activated. Emergency evacuation plans are posted inside all buildings.