Minnesota State University, Mankato is committed to creating a safe and secure environment for all students, faculty, and staff. The University Emergency Preparedness information has been developed to assist the University in meeting this goal. All students and employees are encouraged to regularly review the information provided and become familiar with suggested recommendations concerning disasters or emergencies that may impact the University Community.

Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP)

Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) is to describe how departments will operate during an emergency and recover afterwards.

Emergency Management Plan

Minnesota State University Mankato has taken steps to be ready to respond to an emergency.

Violent Behaviors and Active Shooters

Information pertaining to violent behaviors or active shooters and hostage situations.

Evacuations & Shelter in Place

Information pertaining to campus evacuations and "shelter in place."

Severe Weather

Information pertaining to severe weather and watch vs. warnings.

Tornado Shelters

Information pertaining to tornado shelter locations on campus.

Weather Closings

Information pertaining to campus weather closings, cancellations, and road conditions.

Bomb Threats

Information pertaining to bomb threats, bomb threat evacuations, and clearance.

Suspicious Behavior

Information pertaining to an explosion(s).

Fire Procedures

Information pertaining to fires, fire alarms, evacuations, and assembly areas.

Hazardous Materials

Information pertaining to hazardous materials spills.

Medical Emergencies

Information pertaining to medical emergencies and exposure control.

Suspicious Packages or Mail

Information pertaining to the handling and receiving of suspicious packages or mail.

Utility Failures

Information pertaining to electrical power outages, interrupted telephone services, and unavailable water or heat.