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Emergency Procedures Guide

Purdue ALERT: 
University's Emergency Warning Notification System

Report a Non-emergency Safety Concern

NWS Severe Storm Training

Winter Weather Procedures (PDF)

Adverse Weather Conditions Policy

Tornado Preparedness

Purdue Pandemic Flu Information

Building Emergency Plan

BEP Training Presentation (PPTX)

Campus Map with Emergency Information (PDF)

Building Deputies

Purdue Fire Department

Purdue Police Department

Radiological and Environmental Management

Purdue Homeland Security Institute

Faculty Online Resources

Purdue University Student Health (PUSH)

Lafayette Crisis Center

Tippecanoe County Emergency Management Agency (TEMA)

Tippecanoe County Health Department

Indiana Department of Homeland Security

US Department of Homeland Security




Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office

Weather forecast
Current Weather Conditions
West Lafayette, IN

Storm Ready University


  • ALL HAZARDS SIRENS: immediately seek shelter (Shelter-In-Place) in a safe location within closest facility. Listen* (.wmv)
  • 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.

Storm Ready University
Purdue University public safety staff join National Weather Service representatives
to recognize Purdue's status as a NWS StormReady University. April 20, 2010

About Us: The Campus Emergency Preparedness and Planning Office is new to Purdue University. However, the concept of emergency preparedness has long been ingrained into the Purdue environment. This office is a part of Environmental Health and Public Safety, which includes Purdue Police, Purdue Fire, 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.