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Emergency Preparedness and Response

Emergency Preparedness and Response


Current Status

Today is Monday, April 21, 2014

There is no emergency at the University of New England. The campus is operating under normal conditions.

In the event of an emergency, this site will be updated with information about the nature of the incident, how to remain safe and, after the event, the point at which safety has been restored.

The University of New England is committed to keeping our community safe.  The UNE Emergency Preparedness and Response website is designed to inform the community about emergency procedures and resources for responding to a situation that threatens public safety. 

These emergencies might include public health emergencies, major power failures, accidents, bomb threats, hazardous spills, or fires, for example.  These types of emergencies can pose significant threats to life and property.

UNE’s emergency response procedures exist to maintain our ability to quickly and effectively respond to a public safety emergency.  Please review these pages carefully and refer to them for critical information in the event of an emergency.

If this is an Emergency

Dial 911

You may also call
UNE Security at Ext. 366.


Emergency Notification Sign Up

Sign Up *

UNE has numerous ways of distributing urgent information in the event of an emergency.

  • The Univerisity of New England website (www.une.edu)
  • E-mail *
  • Telephone
    • Recorded message
    • Individual phones *
    • Text messaging *
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • News Media
  • The University of New England intranet home page (my.une.edu)

* Requires contact information, so individuals are urged to sign up now at U-Online to update their emergency contact information.

Learn More

Emergency Quick Reference

Campus Violence

  1. Dial 911 immediately then 366 for UNE Safety and Security
  2. Report as much information regarding the incident as possible
    • Location
    • Number of individuals involved
    • Injuries
  3. The Department of Safety and Security will determine what protective actions should be taken.

Campus violence includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Shelter in Place

  1. Lock all doors and windows, barricade door if no lock present.
  2. Turn off lights and any audio equipment
  3. Move to a point in the room where you cannot be seen such as a wall closest to hallway, under a desk or behind a file cabinet
  4. Wait until a recognized UNE official, UNE Safety and Security or police officer gives you the ok to come out.

All Other Emergency Procedures