UT is implementing new safety policies for all athletic venues, including Neyland Stadium, beginning in August.
One of the many improvements occurring across campus is the implementation of a new building access management system called Gallagher.
The university will begin following standard security protocol for large crowds for all commencement ceremonies scheduled May 12-14 at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The Office of Emergency Management is coordinating a study of the potential disasters that campus may face.
Severe weather in Tennessee seems to becoming more common. Learn about how to protect yourself when dangerous weather strikes.
Did you know East Tennessee is one of the most active seismic zones in the country? Last week, more than 3.2 million people participated in The Great Central US ShakeOut to encourage earthquake preparedness. The Office of Emergency Management encourages you to take a moment to learn what to do if an earthquake should occur on our campus.
Do you know what to do if faced with the threat of an active shooter on campus? Your reaction will depend on your knowledge and readiness to act. Watch a video on how to survive an active shooter attack on the campus Safety website.
Most people think they know what to do in a fire, but they have not considered the impact that stress and disorientation of being engulfed in smoke has on brain function. Fire drills are essential to establishing muscle memory and improving reaction time. Repetition helps your brain access information under stress. Learn more about how to respond in a fire on the Safety website.
In addition to the recent upgrades to UT Alert that have improved text delivery speed and added digital signs and campus cable television, the newest way to receive emergency messages is on your computer monitor. The same message that goes out as a UT Alert text will appear on your desktop computer. Download the Alertus client software from the OIT website.
An online safety course is available on Online@UT from the Office of Emergency Management. Learn what to do to be prepared for when disaster strikes.