How to Respond to an Emergency

Violent Criminal Act Procedures

If you observe a suspect or a violent criminal act you should:

  • Immediately take cover
  • Call 911 and Campus Security (609) 343-5125
  • Flee the area with your hands above your head - In accordance with drills, be aware of potential evacuation routes.
  • Alert others
  • Follow law enforcement instructions

Assist law enforcement with:

  • Location of assailant
  • Description of assailant
  • Description of property
  • Type of weapon(s) and/or injuries

Fire Prevention & Procedures

The Atlantic County Fire Marshall along with security and maintenance staff conduct fire inspections on campus.

In case of fire - Here's what to do

  • Keep calm
  • Do not attempt to fight the fire
  • If you discover a fire, pull the nearest fire alarm at pull station
  • Know two exits nearest your workstation or classroom
  • LEAVE THE BUILDING AT ONCE
  • Follow fire department and security instructions
  • Faculty are responsible for escorting students out of the building
  • Assemble away from the building with your department or class
  • Do not re-enter the building until advised by the security staff.