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Emergency Plan

This information is meant to provide you and your colleagues some basic information so that you may be more prepared for any of the types of emergencies outlined.

If as you read through this site you have questions or concerns, please contact University Safety via e-mail at

Be informed and prepared! Register now to be notified of emergencies and receive instructions on what to do.

In the event of an emergency, information will also be posted on the IUP Emergency Information webpage.

Active Shooter
The university community is encouraged to become familiar with how to respond to an “active shooter,” should such an event ever occur.
Alcohol Emergency
 Time is a factor; obtain assistance from police as soon as possible.  
Anthrax or Suspected Biological Incident
What to do and whom to contact.
Bomb Threat
Call for help, but don't use a cell phone.
Fire Emergencies
If you are on campus, call 9-911. Don't exit the building via elevators.
Medical Emergencies
Know when to call an ambulance.
Nuclear Power Plant Emergencies
Stay indoors and be prepared to shelter in place.
Psychological Crises
Be alert for signs of inappropriate behavior or threatening comments.
Be vigilent, be informed, and be involved.
Utility Failure
Gas leaks, power and elevator outages, and plumbing emergencies.
Violent Criminal Behavior
Know what to do in the event of abduction, robbery, or assault.
Weather Emergencies
 Listen to the radio or television for emergency weather broadcasts. Remain indoors during severe weather conditions.
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  • University Towers
    850 Maple Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2141
  • Fax: 724-357-2104
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