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Skidmore College
Emergency Preparedness


The following specific emergency procedures provide instructions and information on how to respond to potential emergency or dangerous situations that may occur at Skidmore College. Each procedure is designed to address a specific emergency or situation, and can/should be used in conjunction with other emergency procedures to provide a comprehensive response.

A–Z Index of Responses

Biohazardous Waste Policy and Exposure Control Plan

Bomb Threat

Chemical/Hazmat Spill

Civil Disturbance or Demonstration (Student)

Classroom/Lab Emergency Guidelines

Communicable Disease

Bacterial Meningitis Protocol


Rabies Treatment Algorithm

Criminal or Suspicious Behavior

Crime in Progress

Weapon Involved

Death or Suicide

Evacuation Procedures

Explosion on Campus


Hostile/Armed Intruder on Campus

Inclement Weather and Other Emergency Closing/Delay Policy

Medical Emergency

Missing Student

Power Outage/Failure

Psychological Crisis

Shelter In Place/Lockdown

Suspicious Mail Screening Procedures


Train Derailment/Accident With HazMat Release

Weather and Nature Related Incidents