Campus Safety & Emergency Resources

Campus safety & key resources

In an emergency, always call 911

This website has links to many resources (listed alphabetically) that are related to campus safety and emergency preparedness. Links are updated periodically and new resources will be added as they become available.


emergency-icon-1 Claims & insurance

  • Claims services
  • Complaint Investigation & Resolution Office
  • Equipment insurance
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Study abroad insurance
  • Workers’ compensation

emergency-icon-1 Emergency preparations by type of hazard

  • Earthquakes
  • Extreme heat
  • Hazardous materials
  • Pandemic flu
  • Terrorism
  • Thunderstorms
  • Winter weather

emergency-icon-1 Fire & evacuation

  • Building evacuation info
  • Building evacuation routes
  • Evacuation for people with disabilities
  • Evacuation director responsibilities
  • Evacuation warden duties
  • Fire safety — general
  • Fire safety — residence hall 
  • Fire extinguisher training
  • Fire drill requirements
  • Preparing for a fire drill
  • Fire drill report form (PDF)

emergency-icon-1 Global travel or study

  • Global operations support
  • International visitors
  • International Memo of Understanding
  • Study abroad & exchanges
  • Study abroad insurance
  • Travel emergency

emergency-icon-1 Hazardous materials

  • Asbestos
  • Compressed gas
  • Emergency washing facilities
  • Hazardous materials overview

emergency-icon-1 Health

  • Campus health services
  • Counseling Center
  • Report a workplace accident or injury
  • Students in distress
  • Suicide/self-harm
  • Hall Health Center
  • UWMC counseling & wellness services

emergency-icon-1 Information security

  • Being smart with your phone
  • Identity theft
  • Passwords
  • Phishing
  • Report a security or privacy incident
  • Smart computing
  • Social media guidelines
  • Web browsing

emergency-icon-1 Lab safety

  • Campus toxic gas program
  • Fume hoods
  • Indoor air quality
  • Pre-entry assessment team (PEAT)

emergency-icon-1 Safety & security guides

  • Active shooter guide
  • Crime prevention
  • Citizen’s Academy
  • Rape Aggression Defense class (RAD)
  • Relationship violence
  • Sexual assault response and prevention
  • UW Medical Center public safety
  • UWPD reports and statistics
  • Workplace violence prevention

emergency-icon-1 Training

  • Environmental health, safety
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Information security
  • SafeCampus