Emergency Management at IUP

The Emergency Management Office provides emergency planning in compliance with federal and state emergency management regulations.

The Office of Emergency Management is responsible for:

  • Developing, updating, and exercising the overall University Emergency Operations Plan.
  • Overseeing and coordinating emergency planning, mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery efforts at all locations.
  • Educating the community on how to best protect themselves by following all applicable regulations and best practices.
  • Facilitating exercises, and coordinating drills in support of the plans.
  • Notifying the community upon declaration of a state of emergency, including appropriate external Emergency Management Agencies and maintaining the University's Emergency Operations Center.
  • Coordinating centralized resources with responsible personnel at all campus locations if an emergency is declared affecting those units.


Traveling for Thanksgiving? Be Prepared

Buckle Up: Thanksgiving travel will rebound almost to pre-pandemic levels. IUP Emergency Management reminds you to travel safety and plan more driving time during the busy Thanksgiving travel holiday.

Winter Weather Awareness Week, Nov. 7–12: Prepare for Winter Storms

Pennsylvania's Winter Weather Preparedness Week runs from November 7 to 12, 2021. Throughout the week we will discuss various topics on winter weather preparedness.

End of Daylight Savings Time

Don't Forget to "Fall Back" this Sunday, November 7, 2021

Identity Theft Shredding Event: Protect Your Identity

Consumer fraud and identity theft are putting communities at risk. To raise awareness, S&T Bank will host an “Identity Theft Shredding Event” this Thursday, October 28, 2021, in the back parking lot of its headquarters at 8th and Philadelphia streets.

Halloween Safety Tips

There are many things to consider to ensure the safety of yourself and our IUP community this Halloween.