Sample Syllabus Language

The Oakland University Police Department encourages faculty members to add emergency preparedness language in their class syllabus.  Safety is a campus wide initiative and the more exposure these procedures receive, the better prepared our community will be.  If you have any questions regarding emergency preparedness procedures, please contact us.

The below sample language is also available in Microsoft Word format Sample Syllabus Language 

Emergency Preparedness

In the event of an emergency arising on campus, the instructor will notify you of actions that may be required to ensure your safety. It is the responsibility of each student to understand the evacuation and “lockdown” guidelines to follow when an emergency is declared. These simple steps are a good place to start: