The College’s Incident Action Plan (IAP) is a procedural document for organizing, coordinating and directing available resources toward the control of an incident.
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Your Role

Your most important role in a crisis is to share information and resources with your colleagues and friends. Work together, listen for and follow official instructions, get the information you need to be safe, and stay safe.
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Reporting an Incident

If you witness or are involved in an emergency at Lafayette, call for emergency services by dialing (610) 330-4444.
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Getting Information During an incident

Register for Omnilert alerts to receive immediate alerts. Residential students should pay particular attention to instructions and directions provided by their Resident Adviser.
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Understanding Response Levels

The College’s Incident Action Plan addresses emergencies on four levels.
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Evacuation Procedures

The College’s Incident Action Plan describes procedures to be followed in the event of an Emergency Evacuation of specified college facilities. It provides for prompt, orderly and controlled evacuation from the campus under emergency conditions.

Testing Emergency Procedures

The College tests emergency procedures annually.
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Leopard Alerts

The Lafayette Leopard Emergency Alert Service permits College administrators to send a brief alert via text message and email to all students, faculty, and staff who have signed up for the service.
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