Emergency Procedures

Shelter in Place

Shelter in Place is used when an emergency situation makes it necessary to stay inside for your safety. In the event of a Shelter in Place order:

  • Conduct a count of all people in your group and stay together.
  • Lock building doors and windows and close shades.
  • Stay quiet and stay away from doors and windows.
  • Monitor situation updates by visiting mica. edu , receiving text or voice messages via MICA Alert, checking MICA email, or visiting MICA's Facebook and twitter accounts.
  • Follow instructions given to you by emergency personnel.
  • If you have an emergency in your room during a Shelter in Place order , contact campus police.
  • DO NOT allow unauthorized persons into your building.
  • DO NOT leave your building until allowed to do so by emergency personnel.