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Emergency Procedures and Action Plans

For emergencies, dial 911 or 301-405-3333

UMD Office of Emergency Management

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) manages the university emergency plans and provides assistance to departments and offices to develop their emergency plans. Individual members of the campus community can coordinate with the OEM to connect with campus resources for emergency preparedness planning.


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Emergency Resources

Enrolling in Emergancy Prepardness Training

To complete the course visit: https://go.umd.edu/prepareyourshell

1. Select ENROLL 
2. Login using your UMD credentials 
3. Select “Enroll in Course” 
4. Select “Go to your Dashboard” 
5. Select “Go to Course” 

Active Shooter Training

Training held on Friday April 27th from 9:30-10:30 in room 1203 Van Munching Hall, Captain Ken Ecker with the University's Public Safety Office discussing ways to protect ourselves in case of an active shooter.  We described how best to respond in an emergency in each of our four locations (Preinkert, Susquehanna, Taliaferro and Van Munching Halls).  
PDF Resources

Potential Hazards

Potential Hazards are dangers or risks that may occur and result in injury or property damage. It is important to recognize the potential hazards in order to mitigate the potential risks or losses, as well as to know what protective actions to take if the potential hazards occur.  

Active ShooterBomb ThreatsDisruptive Behavior
Fire EmergenciesHazardous Materials Civil Disturbance
Medical EmergenciesNatural Gas LeakHostage
Suspicious ActivitySuspicious PackagesSevere Weather Events





For assistance with planning for emergencies with a disability, contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at firemarshal@umd.edu or 301-405-3960.

Workplace Safety

Crime Prevention at Work 

Avoiding Physical Confrontations

Workplace Violence

Parking Lot Security

Important Phone Numbers         

Emergency Police/Fire/Medical

301-405-3333 or 911

Non-Emergency/Police Escort


UMPD Crime Prevention


UMD Health Center


Department of Transportation Services


Emergency Management


Inclement Weather


Facilities Management Work Order Center