For emergencies—fires, bomb scares, or any other emergency situations—students should notify University Police and/or a Departmental staff member immediately.
EMERGENGY: Call University Police 318-274-2222.
Familiarize yourself with the exit procedures for your room. If a fire alarm is sounded, remain calm but leave the building as quickly as possible. Fire drills are conducted each semester. However, anytime the alarm sounds, the resident should leave the building and carry out the following procedures:
If a fire starts in your room, please call a Campus Living Staff member or University Police at 318-274-2219 or 2222 (if needed), or the Office of Campus Living & Housing at 318-274-2504. University Police will call the Fire Department (if needed), if a fire alarm is sounded, DO NOT open the door until you:
Heat and smoke rises; and dangerous fire gases settle to the floor, thus. You should move quickly in a crouching position to the nearest clear exit.
ALWAYS TRY TO REMAIN CALM, NEVER RE-ENTER A BURNING BUILDING TO TRY TO SAVE YOUR PERSONAL POSSESSIONS.
Each residence hall room is equipped with a smoke detector. Periodically, residence hall staff members and licensed technicians will test the smoke detectors to insure they are functioning properly. If there is a problem with the smoke detector in your room, please notify a residence hall staff member immediately. Do not tamper with the smoke detector or any fire prevention equipment at any time. Students who tamper with fire prevention equipment are referred to the Office of Student Judicial Affairs and are subject to fines and penalties as mandated by the State Fire Marshal and may be recommended for removal from University housing.
If a medical emergency occurs from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, the Campus Living Staff member will call University Police to transport the student to Foster-Johnson Health Center. If a medical emergency occurs at any other time the Campus Living Staff member will call University Police and have the student transported to Northern Louisiana Medical Center. Try to verify a medical history. Get student’s home phone number and address.
Call the Office of Campus Living & Housing at 318-274-2504
Call the Counseling Center Monday-Thursday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Fridays between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for anyone that you feel may be experiencing emotional problems at 318-274-3338. During all other times, call University Police at 318-274-2219 or 2222.
In the event a student or non-student is found dead in the residence hall, you should:
In the event a tornado is reported or sighted, all persons within the Residence Halls should move to a safe area. Action should be taken to prevent personal injury from falling objects or flying debris. Building basements, inner hallways, enclosed stairwells or lobbies (without glass) are suggested areas of safety.
*1st floor residents, move to the 1st floor hallways
If you receive a bomb threat or any other type of threatening telephone call, you should remember the following:
Grambling State University has its' own 24 hour police department, available to assist you with any concern or issue. The following are general highlights: