The University of Massachusetts Amherst


Immediately take cover under a sturdy table, desk, or other object which can provide protection against flying glass and debris.

  1. If necessary, activate the building fire alarm system.
  2. Evacuate the immediate area of the explosion or the building. DO NOT use the elevator.
  3. Assist injured persons and those with special needs if possible.
  4. Go to your designated building evacuation assembly area.
  5. Remain in your building evacuation assembly area and wait for further instructions from Public Safety officers or other emergency personnel.