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Biological, Chemical, or Nuclear Disasters/Attacks
- Upon receiving confirmed information of an imminent or ongoing biological, chemical or Nuclear Disaster/Attack that poses great risk to Human life on the SLC Campus, the President or her designee shall declare a state of emergency at Sarah Lawrence College.
- After the declaration of a state of emergency, SLC security and maintenance personnel will disperse to the five divisions of the campus, and by way of megaphones, usher faculty, staff, students, visitors, into one of the 5 designated assembly/shelter areas.
- The SLC Website and Campus-wide voice mail will also be utilized as a means of communication to direct people to one of the shelter/assembly areas.
- Divisions of Campus
(Rothschild, Garrison, Taylor, Gilbert, Titsworth, Dudley Lawrence, MacCracken, Westlands, Bates, Science Building, Sheffield, North Building PAC and Meadway Houses) to go to PAC.
(Andrews House, Andrews Annex, Andrews East, Andrews Courts, Lyles Siegel Center and Boulder 123) to go to the Library.
(Lynd House, Lynd Annex, Lynd Offices, Tweed, Marshall Field Carriage House, Morrill, President’s House, and Marshall Field) to go to Marshall Field.
(Slonim House, Slonim Woods, Kober, Curtis, Campbell Sports Center, 45 Wrexham, PS 30 and ECC) to go to the Campbell Sports Center.
(Hill House) to stay in Hill House
- Once the five assembly/shelter areas are filled, maintenance and security personnel will lock and attempt to seal doors and windows with duct tape and plastic. The HVAC system will be turned off and the dampers will be closed. At least one alternate member of the crisis management team will be assigned to each of the five assembly/shelter areas to assume leadership of the site. The crisis management team will all be placed in the same assembly/shelter area so that they could meet.
- Each assembly/shelter area is equipped with a medical/emergency supply kit.
- No one will leave the shelter areas until the State of Emergency has been lifted. The president or her designee shall decide when to lift the state of emergency.