Once an emergency had occurred and the Emergency Management and Continuity of Operations plan has been activated, the Emergency Response Team (ERT) will oversee the recovery and restoration process that is executed by the response teams. The ERT will fulfill many operational functions during an emergency and is the primary vehicle for implementing and managing the emergency response.
The Emergency Response team consists of the Assistant Vice President of Risk, Safety, and Transportation Services and the Assistant Vice President of University Police and Emergency Management with others added based on specific incident needs.
In the event of a campus emergency, the Building Marshals will assist the Emergency Response Team and AUPD with building evacuation or shelter in place instructions. During an emergency, building marshals can be identified by their orange safety vests and navy blue emergency team baseball caps. We strongly encourage all building occupants to become familiar with their building marshals. The resident directors will serve as the building marshal for the residence halls.