Evacuation of the University Campus if necessary will generally fall into two categories:
It is very important that regardless of the type or duration of an evacuation that faculty, staff, students and visitors listen very carefully to official information and evacuation orders issued from the University Administration.
In the event of an authorized evacuation, all faculty, staff, and campus visitors should leave campus and return to their home or other safe and appropriate intermediate destination unless told otherwise
On Campus Residents
In the event of an evacuation, all students who can provide their own transportation should leave the campus and return to their home, or other safe and appropriate intermediate destination, unless told otherwise. Students should remember to take medications and any other essential personal items that may be needed during the evacuation period.
Off Campus Residents
Students who cannot go home would report to Hendricks Student Center. Clemson Area Transit busses may be available to transport students who live off campus, and need transportation, to the Hendricks Student Center. From there, students would be taken to the T. Ed Garrison Arena, which will serve as a staging area. At the arena, students would either be provided transportation home or provided shelter in motels and/ or hotels outside the 10-mile emergency planning zone.
Since an evacuation could last from a few hours to several days, it is important to consider where you might stay and what things you might need.
When you leave the campus you should take the following items:
In additional, if you are going to a shelter for housing or assistance, you must bring your Clemson University identification card.
Arrangements should be made for pets or other animals, as most shelters do not allow them. When you leave, make sure appliances and faucets are turned off and doors and windows are locked.
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