Emergency Operations

Campus Police

Tahlequah: 918-444-2468 or ext. 2468
Broken Arrow: 918-449-6248 or ext. 6248
Muskogee: 918-444-5010 or ext. 5010
offices.nsuok.edu/publicsafety

Emergency Procedures

In all cases, follow directions of emergency personnel and assist persons with disabilities or special needs.

General Evacuation

  • Evacuate the building using the nearest exit (or alternate if nearest exit is blocked).
  • Do not use elevators.
  • Take personal belongings (keys, purses, wallets, etc.).
  • Secure any hazardous materials or equipment before leaving.
  • Do not re-enter building until authorized by emergency personnel.
  • Follow directions given by emergency personnel.

Severe Weather

  • Tune to or access NSU’s emergency notification system for instructions.
  • Move to a safe location or seek shelter as is appropriate.
  • Remain calm and provide assistance to others if necessary.
  • Wait for the all clear notification from emergency personnel before leaving a safe location.

Suspicious Person

  • Do not physically confront the person.
  • Do not let anyone into a locked building or office.
  • Call campus police or 911; provide as much information as possible about the person and their direction of travel.

Suspicious Object

  • Do not touch or disturb the object.
  • Call campus police or 911.
  • Notify your supervisor and/or the building coordinator.
  • Be prepared to evacuate.

Fire

  • Activate the nearest fire alarm pull station and call campus police or 911 if possible.
  • Evacuate the building.

Power Outage

  • Remain calm and provide assistance to others if necessary.
  • Move cautiously to lighted area. Exits may be indicated by lighted signs if the emergency power is operating.
  • Turn off and unplug computers and other voltage sensitive equipment.
  • For information about a prolonged outage, tune to your local emergency broadcast network.

Hazardous Material Release

  • If there is an emergency or if anyone is in danger, call campus police or 911.
  • Move away from the site of the hazard to a safe location.
  • Alert others to stay clear of the area.
  • Notify emergency personnel if you have been exposed or have information about the release.

Earthquake

  • Drop, cover, hold under a table or desk or against an inside wall-not in a doorway until the shaking stops.
  • After the shaking stops, check yourself and others for injuries and move toward the nearest exit or alternate.
  • Evacuate the building.
  • Do not leave the area/campus without reporting your status to your instructor, building coordinator or emergency personnel.