Responding to specific emergencies

Civil Disturbance

  • Most campus demonstrations will be peaceful and everyone should attempt to carry on business as normally as possible.
  • Avoid provoking or obstructing the demonstrators.
  • Should a disturbance occur, immediately call the University Police at extension 2222 or 626-2222.

The following actions should also be taken:

  • Alert all individuals in the area of the situation.
  • Lock all doors and secure all files, documents, and equipment.
  • If necessary, cease operations and evacuate.
  • Contact the University Police for further instructions at extension 2222 or 417-626-2222..

The University Police will assess the situation. Participants who refuse to disperse may be subject to prosecution if any Municipal, and/or State Laws have been violated.

If a class lecture is disrupted, call the University Police at extension 2222 or 417-626-2222.

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