11.6 Emergency Communications
One of the keys to increasing
campus safety is providing timely, clear,
and concise communication to
community members. The following
provides a summary of protocols and
actions that each institution shall
implement, as appropriate, to
facilitate emergency communication:
Designate personnel who are
authorized to initiate campus-wide emergency communications.
Maintain voice-capable outdoor
Institute a broad-based
communications system which will permit timely notification to
students, faculty, and staff using combinations of voice and text
Provide web-based information
pertaining to a variety of critical incidents.
Evaluate emergency communication
needs and systems on a continuing basis.
Assess available and emerging communication technology and delivery
systems on a continuing basis.