Emergencies, disasters or accidents can happen at any time or without warning. Potential emergencies at Lehigh University, both natural and man-made, may require that community members be prepared to evacuate from university buildings.
Students, faculty and staff should become familiar with university buildings and be familiar with the following guidelines:
Unplanned or spontaneous events often disrupt daily operations on campus. In the event that an incident may interrupt your laboratory or facility operations, preparation of an emergency shutdown plan is essential. For guidance or advice on preparing your lab, please refer to the laboratory shutdown and emergency planning guide.
For more information, visit the Environmental Health and Safety Web site >
For Individuals with Disabilities
Identify your needs in advance to the classroom instructor, the building monitor, department chair or other department official so you can receive assistance in the event of an evacuation or other emergency. For more information, refer to "Support services for students with disabilities" >