Remain calm, use common sense and give assistance as needed.
Call the VCU Police at 828-1234 or the Richmond Police by dialing 911.
Evacuate buildings immediately upon fire alarm activation or upon request of authorities.
Shelter in place upon hearing a campus siren or upon seeing activation of an Alertus warning device.
Know the location of at least two emergency
exits close to your working/living areas.
What NOT to do in an emergency
In order to keep lines open, do not use the
telephone except to report the emergency situation.
Do not use elevators.
Do not jeopardize your life and the lives of
others by attempting to save property.
All VCU personnel are reminded to report all suspicious activities to the
VCU Police as well as to local law enforcement. VCU has procedures in
place to report to City, State, and Federal law enforcement agencies.