BSSR Training Module

New BSSRs should utilize the BSSR Training Module to better understand their roles and responsibilities associated with the BSSR program. The BSSR Training Module provides detailed information on roles/responsibilities, UGAAlert information, suggestions for improving emergency preparedness in your building, an introduction to the online building emergency action plan generator, training opportunities for BSSRs and available … Read more

Emergency Notification

The following methods may be used to notify the campus community of various emergency events that may impact students, staff, faculty and visitors on the UGA campus. UGAAlert – UGA’s emergency mass notification system (www.ugaalert.uga.edu) – Program (706) 542-0111 into your cell phone as “UGAAlert” to recognize calls from UGAAlert. UGAAlert Desktop (https://eits.uga.edu/hardware_and_software/software/) scrolls across computers connected to … Read more

Training Classes offered by OEP

The Office of Emergency Preparedness (OEP) also offers emergency planning and preparedness training through a variety of programs and classes – some by request. See list below for a sample of classes offered. Class schedules and registration links will be posted on this site’s homepage as they become available. Check this site often for class … Read more

Student Emergency Guidebook

The Student Emergency Guidebook is a quick reference guide that contains emergency numbers, what to do in an emergency, and Fall and Spring Semester Calendars. Emergency Numbers (for all UGA Campus emergencies call 911) Ambulance: 911 UGA Police: 911 UGA Police Administration Line/Records: 706-542-5813 Athens-Clarke County Police: 911 Non-Emergency: 706-546-5900 Athens-Clarke County Police Records/Information: 706-613-3330 Fire: … Read more

UGAAlert

The phone number reflected on your caller ID for voice phone calls will be 706-542-0111. You should program this number into your phone so it will immediately be recognized as an urgent call. The phone number 23177 will show up in your caller ID for SMS text messages from UGAAlert. The University of Georgia encourages all … Read more

National Incident Management System (NIMS)

National Incident Management System (NIMS) establishes a single, comprehensive approach to domestic incident management to ensure that all levels of government across the nation have the capability to work efficiently and effectively together using a national approach to domestic incident management. NIMS provides a consistent nationwide approach for federal, state and local governments to work … Read more

NIMS Policy

Federal Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 5 establishes the National Incident Management System (NIMS). NIMS established a single, comprehensive approach to domestic incident management to ensure that all levels of government across the nation have the capability to work efficiently and effectively together using a national approach to domestic incident management. NIMS provides a consistent … Read more

Emergency Response Guidebook

The Emergency Response Guidebook is a quick reference guide for UGA Faculty and Staff that contains emergency numbers, emergency notification methods for UGA, and information on what do in an emergency on the UGA campus. For more information of what do in case of an emergency on the UGA campus, visit Emergency-What to Do. To request a copy of the guidebook, … Read more

UGAAlert – Desktop Alerting

UGAAlert Desktop is an application for your computer that will show emergency messages from UGAAlert on your computer. Messages will pop-up on your computer screen when a message from UGAAlert is issued. UGAAlert Desktop provides another means of being notified in addition to voice phone calls, text messaging, and e-mails. UGAAlert Desktop is ideal for classrooms or … Read more