Alarms, Alerts & Warnings


A loud buzzing alarm that is heard throughout the facility. This alarm warns building occupants of a fire that has broken out inside the building. If the fire alarm sounds, immediately exit the building and gather in the Emergency Assembly Area (in front of Pharmacy Building; atrium of Armstrong in case of inclement weather).

All Hazards Sirens

Immediately seek shelter (Shelter-in-place) in a safe location within the closest facility (in the basement of the building).

Fume Hood

If a fume hood alarm sounds, calmly exit the room and notify the lab contact person (as designated on lab door).


A loud buzzing alarm that is heard only in the local elevator. If the elevator doors do not open, calmly press the "Push For Help" button, which will call the campus police department for assistance.