Hampton University

How to be Prepared

  1. The following individuals/positions will serve as part of the Disaster Action Committee and will identify, and keep updated a list of faculty, students and other campus leaders who can serve as assistants during a disaster:
    • Vice President for Student Affairs
    • Chief of Police
    • Provost
    • Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer
    • Director of University Relations
    • President Ex Officio Member
  2. The Chief of Police will discuss and maintain close working relationships with established campus disaster teams and emergency officials in order to best respond during a disaster (natural or terrorist disaster, etc.)
  3. The Chief of Police will have, and keep updated detailed, written disaster action plans that include the following information:
    • The Command Center which will be located in the theater of the Student Center and the alternate site, which will be the theater in the Armstrong Building.
    • The Chief of Police will be in charge of the Command Center.
    • The Provost will be responsible for faculty
    • The Vice President for Student Affairs will be responsible for students.
    • The Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer will be responsible for the Educational Support Staff.
    • The Chief of Police will conduct mock drills at the beginning of each academic semester.
    • Members of the Disaster Action Committee and their telephone numbers:
      • Provost
        • Academic Deans
        • Department Chairs and Directors
        • Academic Technology Mall
      • Vice President for Student Affairs
        • Dean of Men
        • Dean of Women
        • Director of Student Activities
        • Director of Student Health Center
        • Director of the Counseling Center
      • Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer
        • Director of the Physical Plant
        • Director of Purchasing
        • Director of Human Resources
        • Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs and Comptroller
        • Assistant Vice President for Business Affairs, Auxiliaries and other Services
        • Chief of Police
      • Director of University Relations
      • WHOV
  4. The Disaster Action Committee will be responsible for disseminating the details of the disaster plans to the campus community.
  5. The Director of University Relations will plan how the public information office will operate, address rumor control, and inform the public. The Director of University Relations will utilize the room across from the Food Court in the Student Center for news conferences and media use during an emergency.