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Emergency Procedures

Fire and Gas Leak Procedures

Posted in all building hallways is an evacuation plan. Please familiarize yourself with both main and secondary exits from your classroom. If you hear the Edwards Campus fire alarm go off, please proceed with your class to the nearest exit. Do not use the elevators. Please help those individuals who may need assistance in exiting the building.

When you are safely outside, walk to the far side of the nearest parking lot and wait for campus administration to provide you with further directions.

In the event of a power failure, the building is equipped with emergency lights and fire doors, which are activated by the alarms.


Tornado Procedures

In the event there is a tornado warning and area sirens go off, follow the directions based on the campus building you are located in:

Regents Center: Posted in the building hallways is an evacuation plan and instructions will be broadcasted from the mass notification system. Please proceed with your class to the lower level of the building staying in the interior hallways. Do not go into rooms RC 7 or RC 21 and avoid exterior doors. Please help those individuals who may need assistance in proceeding to the lower level of the building. Listen for the campus mass notification system to sound an “all clear” message.

Regnier Hall: Posted in the building hallways is an evacuation plan and instructions will be broadcasted from the mass notification system. Please proceed with your class to the basement using the stairwells at both ends of the Regnier Hall. Please help those individuals who may need assistance in proceeding to the basement. Listen for the campus mass notification system to sound an “all clear” message.

BEST Building: Posted in the building hallways is an evacuation plan and instructions will be broadcasted from the mass notification system. Please proceed to the basement using the east stairwell (the side of the building by the circle drive). Please help those individuals who may need assistance in proceeding to the basement. Listen for the campus mass notification system to sound an “all clear” message.


Bomb Threat

In the event of a bomb threat, University and police officials will be notified and a search of the building initiated. If warranted, the building will be evacuated by activating the fire alarm system. Evacuate building using fire procedures.


Medical Emergency Procedures

Call 911. If you are using a campus phone you must dial "8" first. If during business hours, call to the Regents Center front desk (913-897-8400) and ask the receptionist to meet the emergency crews. If the medical emergency involves faculty, staff or a student, please report the incident to Lori Wade, director of administrative and fiscal services, at lwade@ku.edu.