Emergency Instructions

For imminent or life-threatening situations, call 911. For all other situations, call Campus Security at 403.220.5333.

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Main Campus & Foothills

the SMART Technologies building

SMART Technologies

the downtown campus from across the street

Downtown Campus

Emergency Procedures

Acts or Threats of Violence

The threat of violence and acts of violence can pose risks to individuals and the institution.

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Active Assailant

The possibility of an active assailant on campus is extremely remote but there are things you should consider for your personal safety.

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Bomb Threats

Receipt of a bomb threat is usually by telephone. While a threat may be received by mail or email, it is very uncommon.

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An evacuation order may be required for a variety of reasons. In most situations an evacuation signal will come in the form of the building fire alarm system.

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Fire and Explosions

Fire response procedures are designed to protect the health and safety of employees, students, and the public. 

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Hazardous Materials Spill

Special procedures are required for the the spill of hazardous materials, radioactive materials, and environmental release.

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Pandemic Preparedness

Understand how to prepare yourself and your family for a pandemic influenza in Alberta.

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Severe Weather

Natural hazards, such as tornadoes and severe windstorms represent an uncontrollable risk that can have a devastating effect on life and property.

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Shelter in Place

The purpose of the shelter in place procedure is to ensure that all building occupants are able to relocate to a safe area within the building without delay in the event of dangerous incidents.

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Download UC Emergency Mobile App Alertus

UC Emergency Mobile app Alertus delivers alerts and updates that can save lives and prevent injury. The app is one part of the university's emergency management plan and a big part of creating a safe and healthy living and learning environment for everyone on campus.

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