Emergency Management

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Response and Preparedness

At San José State University, your safety is our top priority. We are committed to creating a secure environment for our community. The Department of Emergency Management supports this by implementing programs in emergency planning, training, response, mitigation, and recovery.

Spartan Safe App

Download the official campus safety app that provides easy access to campus safety and security systems.

Get Spartan Safe

Emergency Operations

Want to know how we will respond to emergencies? View our Emergency Operations website.

Operations Planning

Emergency Alerts

Manage how you receive urgent updates from university police for emergency events and incidents.

Alert SJSU System

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Current Notices

The latest issued safety notices or weather watches, advisories, or warnings.

Information and Tools

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Safety Guides

Be proactive and prepared for any emergency scenario that could happen on campus through our Safety Reference Guides Webpage.

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Evacuation Procedures

Move to evacuation zones or until at least 150 feet (~45 meters) away. Learn aditional evacuation procedures.

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 Safety Tools

Learn how to use health and safety devices and first aid procedures before emergency response professionals can arrive.
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Access and Functional Needs

Our planning considers the needs of people with disabilities. Learn about how SJSU provides access and functional needs support during emergencies and at all other times.

SJSU Accessibility

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 Facilities Safety

Report all urgent threats to life, safety and property to FD&O at (408) 924-1990 or submit a service request online for non-urgent issues.

A division of FD&O, Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), establishes guidance for the safe operation of workspaces, laboratory procedures and more.

EH&S Practices

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Emergency Notifications

The Alert SJSU Notification System is a program under the University Police Department that serves to quickly disseminate emergency information to the community during incidents. This program was created in order to reach our goal of creating a safe environment for the campus community which includes guests like parents and visitors.

Alert SJSU

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Emergency Management facilitates training in all emergency scenarios through drills, workshops, and seminars. Review our calendar of upcoming training events in the next section or request training for your group through our Training Intake Form.

Training Request Form

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Wellness and Help

Safety starts with prevention. SJSU offers numerous resources for students and employees to support themselves and others with basic needs, mental health, and unexpected life crises.

Wellness at SJSU

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Report a Problem

If you notice something suspicious or witness a crime, say something. To report an issue, contact the University Police Department or University Personnel. The campus University Police Department permits anonymous tips and reporting by contacting a police officer via phone call.

UPD: (408) 924-2222

Emergency Preparedness Training

Resources and Materials

Annual Security Report 

This Clery Act-mandated report outlines policies and procedures for crime reporting, safety and security protocols, crime prevention programs, victim assistance services, fire safety information, and more.

Current Alerts

Review the most current issued safety alerts for the entire campus community.

Weather Advisories

Review current weather-related watches, advisories and warnings that may affect operations or ability to get to campus.

Health Advisories

Current information on health conditions on campus: masking status, outbreaks or risks to community health.

COVID-19 Dashboard

Managed by Environmental Health and Safety, this dashboard tracks current reported cases of COVID-19.

Campus Safety Plan

Most recent campus safety plan document from the Division of Administration and Finance.

Workplace Violence Prevention Program

The WVPP addresses workplace violence by raising awareness, improving reporting procedures and implementing protective measures.

Wellness at SJSU

Mental, physical and emotional health resources available to students, faculty and staff. For emergencies, call 9-1-1. For mental health crises, call 9-8-8.

Santa Clara County OEM

Get regional information on how to prepare and stay resilient to community threats and hazards.