Emergency Management

In the event of an emergency or disaster affecting NDSU, the emergency management unit will help to coordinate response and recovery efforts in accordance with the University's Emergency Operations Plan.

Continuity of Operations

Continuity of Operations planning involves identifying important activities and creating a process to sustain those activities with as little disruption as possible. The main components of a Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) are:

  • Essential Functions
  • Key Personnel
  • Orders of Succession
  • Resources
  • Vital Records
  • Risk Assessment
  • Facilities and Alternate Locations
  • Technology Needs and Dependencies
  • Training and Exercise
Office Functions
  • Coordinate with NDSU University Departments to create and maintain Continuity of Operations Plans (CoOPS)
  • Design and facilitate emergency exercises
  • Provide preparedness information to campus members

Cody Rainford
Continuity Manager

(701) 231-5770

Action Guide

NDSU Emergency Guide

Preparedness Starts With You

NDSU are YOU Ready?

How can you be more prepared?

  1. Know your risks
    1. The more you understand and are informed about the hazards you face the better you will be able to prepare and face them.
      1. More Information can be found here
  2. Make a plan
    1. Put a plan together by discussing with your family, friends, or household to start your emergency plan. This plan can include your answers to these questions:
      1. How will receive emergency alerts and warnings?
      2. What is my shelter plan or evacuation route?
      3. Do I have plan for communication in case of an emergency?
    2. More information can be found here
  3. Build a Kit
    1. Emergency and Disaster kits can be made for your home and vehicle. These kits can help you to be more prepared during an emergency or disaster.
    2. Checklists for kits can be found here
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