Emergency Preparation

The chances of a major emergency situation striking Fort Lewis College is rare, but the possibility nevertheless exists. To help prepare for an emergency, there are some steps you can take.

  • Know What To Do - If an emergency situation arises, having a basic understanding of what actions to take is important. Fort Lewis College has created an Emergency Response Guide which outlines what actions you should take during an emergency.
  • Make A Personal Plan - Get together with your family and friends to create a plan and communications strategy for yourselves. A guide to creating a family emergency plan can be found here. Naturally, if you are involved in campus emergency, follow the Fort Lewis College Emergency Response Guide first.
  • Create an Emergency Kit - Another good idea is to have basic supplies organized and ready to go in case of an emergency. Click here for the Red Cross' recommendations for an emergency kit.