Severe Weather

Severe Weather

When the Campus receives a severe weather threat for the area, the following procedures will apply:

  • Residential Housing - Follow instructions of dorm staff for shelter procedures.
  • Campus Grounds - Enter the nearest building. Proceed to the lowest floor or inner room if possible; seek cover under a desk or sturdy table.
  • Classroom/Admin. Building - Proceed to the lowest floor or inner room if possible; seek cover under a desk or sturdy table.
  • Stay away from windows.
  • Assist persons with disabilities or special needs.
  • Remain until an all clear is given by Campus Security.

 

Tornado Evacuation Areas:

Location
# of Spaces
1. Advancement Village: Interior Hallways
TOTAL 30
   
2. Alumni House: Interior Office
TOTAL 25
   
3. Berkshire Cottage
TOTAL 326
   All Interior Offices on First Floor (6 each)
60
   All Practice Rooms
10
   Hallway on First Floor
75
   Interior Lecture Room
61
   Residential
   Male and Female Bathrooms (First Floor)
120
   
4. Blackmon Administrative Building
TOTAL 120
   Basement of East Wing
60
   Basement of West Wing
60
   
5. Branch Hall (First Floor Interior)
TOTAL 158
   
6. Galloway Hall Classroom Area
TOTAL 56
   Hallway with Classroom Doors Closed
50
   Shop (away from glass)
6
   
7. Health and Wellness (Locker Rooms)
TOTAL 80
   
8. Holmes Hall
TOTAL 107
   Male Bathroom (First Floor)
9
   Female Bathroom (First Floor)
9
   Education Resource Room
14
   Hallway (Education Area)
10
   Faculty Office
20
   Piano Room
6
   Art Room Hallway
39
   
9. Jamerson Hall (First Floor Hallway)
TOTAL 24
   
10. L. Zenobia Coleman Library
TOTAL 258
   Basement Area at the Elevator
51
   Bathrooms (2 bathrooms, 10 each)
20
   Archival Room
187
   
11. Kincheloe Science Hall
TOTAL 162
   First Floor Bathrooms (7 each)
14
   First Floor Hallway
78
   All Interior Offices (5 offices, 14 each)
70
   *TRAILOR - REPORT TO FIRST FLOOR HALLWAY
   
12. New Dormitory (Basement)
TOTAL 157
   
13. Sarah A. Dickey [Jackson Heart Study] (First Floor Bathroom/Storage Room)
TOTAL 70
   
14. Sponsored Programs (Hallways/Bathrooms)
TOTAL 50
   
15. Renner Hall (First Floor Interior)
TOTAL 195
   
16. Warren Hall
TOTAL 265
   Student Bathrooms (12 each)
24
   SGA Office
20
   Bookstore Manager's Office
13
   Classroom in Basement
208

 

Evacuation For Individuals in the Following Buildings:

Facilities Management Office Building
Galloway Basement
Pope Cottage
Hallway & First Floor
TRiO
Blackmon Basement

 

Designated spaces allow four feet per person, divided by the shelter area's square feet.

IMPORTANT: After any evacuation, report to your designated assembly point. Stay there until an accurate head count is taken. The building co-captains will take attendance and assist in accounting for all occupants.