Key Emergency Preparedness Resources



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  • ALL HAZARDS OUTDOOR WARNING SIRENS: immediately seek shelter (Shelter-In-Place) in a safe location within closest facility.Listen* (.wmv)
  • BUILDING FIRE ALARMS: immediately evacuate the building and move to a safe location. Listen* (.wav)

In both cases, you should solicit additional clarifying information by all possible means: Purdue Homepage, TV, radio, email, etc.

*Sound files are examples only. There are different types of fire alarms (bells, horns, voice messaging, etc.) and sounds may vary.


About Us: Emergency planning, and the Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office are not new to Purdue University, the concept of emergency planning and preparedness has long been ingrained into the Purdue environment. This office is a part of Environmental Health and Public Safety, which includes the Purdue Police Department, Purdue Fire Department, and Radiological and Environmental Management. This office strives to:

  • Ensure the "Purdue family" is prepared for emergencies.
  • Provide strong and dedicated leadership to all areas of emergency preparedness.
  • Establish communication channels that promote emergency preparedness.
  • Establish an environment of continuous improvement.