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Emergency Procedures and Notifications

The University of New Haven takes great pride in providing a safe environment for students, faculty, staff and visitors. We routinely hold training sessions and classes about staying safe in dangerous situations, and there are a number of measures in place to ensure the security of our campus community.

Please take a moment to review the Emergency Response Guide below, and ensure that your Emergency Contact Information is up-to-date in University systems.

Emergency Response Guide

Knowing what to do should an emergency arise is key to helping you and others around you adapt to the situation and make decisions. We hope you will take a moment to review some of the potential situations below and consider what your response to each should be.

When to Report, DEFINITIONS AND MUSTER LOCATIONS

Reporting a Crime or Emergency
Emergency Sheltering Definitions
Muster (Meeting) Points for Evacuations 

POTENTIAL EMERGENCY SITUATIONS (What To Do In Case Of ...)

Active Shooter Gas Leak Inclement Weather
Bomb Threats Handling Blood (Bloodborne Pathogens) Medical Emergency
Earthquake or Tornado Hazardous Materials Spills Missing Person/Student
Elevator Malfunction Hostile Intruder Power Outage
Fire Hurricane  
Emergency Notification System: Sign Up and Keep Your Info Current

If a situation arises, either on or off campus, that in the judgment of the Chief of Police at the University of New Haven constitutes an ongoing or continuing threat, or if severe weather conditions exist, an Alert will be issued via the UNH Emergency Notification System.

The system sends messages via text, email and voice. The University strongly encourages students, faculty, staff and parents to make sure their emergency contact information is current.

STUDENTS

Emergency Notifications are made to the contact information provided in your official student record in Banner.

To update your student contact information in Banner, please use this form.

FACULTY, STAFF and ADJUNCT PROFESSORS

Emergency Notifications are made to the contact information provided in your employee record in Banner.

To update your employee contact information in Banner, please use this form.

PARENTS AND OTHERS

Emergency Notifications are made to the contact information provided on the form below.

To add or update your contact information and receive emergency notifications, please use this form.

Emergency Information Via Web and Social Media

During emergencies and periods of severe weather, the University of New Haven will also provide information via the University's website (www.newhaven.edu), insideUNH portal, Blackboard, and main social media channels.

Users are cautioned to follow only instructions from these main University social media accounts; other UNH-owned accounts may retweet or share messages from these official accounts to broaden the audience who will see the emergency messages. However, official instructions and messaging will come from these two accounts only.

UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAVEN MAIN SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS

University of New Haven on Facebook University of New Haven on Facebook University of New Haven on Twitter University of New Haven on Twitter
Inclement Weather, Delay and Closing Information

During periods of severe or inclement weather, including campus closings and class cancellations or delays, the University of New Haven may provide information via the Emergency Notification system. UNH will provide inclement weather information via the University's website (www.newhaven.edu), insideUNH portal, Blackboard, and main social media channels.

Certain television and radio stations will also carry weather-related information.

TELEVISION (ALL CAMPUSES)

WFSB (CBS - 3) WTNH (ABC - 8) WVIT (NBC - 30) WTIC (FOX - 61)

RADIO (West Haven / Orange CAMPUSES)

WDRC – 1360 AM WEZN – 99.9 FM WRCH – 100.5 FM WZMX – 93.7 FM
WNHU - 88.7 FM WTIC – 1080 AM WTIC – 96.5 FM  
  1. Emergency Contact

    For Police, Fire or Medical Emergencies, dial 911 or the UNH Police Emergency number at 203-932-7070.

    When in doubt, in any emergency please call immediately.

    On campus, you can also use the emergency call boxes or red emergency phones in academic buildings.

  1. More Info

    The UNH Police Department maintains a daily crime log that is open to public inspection. The log includes all crimes reported to the UNH Police, not just Clery Act crimes.

    For more information about UNH Campus Police and programs that the University has to ensure the security of the campus community, check out the UNH Campus Police webpage.