Crisis preparedness updates

FBO email to campus on Coronavirus travel restrictions

With spring break upon us, we want to answer questions you may have about travel guidelines related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) threat.


Spring Break Coronavirus Precautions - email to students

As a university, preparation is our best defense. As we are days away from spring break, this is a good time to mention a few common-sense precautions you can take as you embark on a well-deserved break


Presidential email - Coronavirus update/presidential charge

I have charged a presidential committee with ensuring that our campus communicates information promptly, exercises appropriate precautions, and implements continuity plans for our academic mission and campus operations.


Provost Whitfield message - encouraging faculty, to review the role they play in managing the risk of COVID-19

Keith E. Whitfield Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs encourages faculty, to review the role they play in managing the risk of COVID-19, specifically in areas of attendance policies, remote learning and current resources available.


Presidential email - Coronavirus travel abroad suspended

Effective immediately, I have directed that we suspend study abroad travel for this semester.


International Programs campus-wide email: Coronavirus travel

We have decided to suspend our Wayne State University spring break study abroad programs for this semester.


Test of crisis communication channels - Alert drill

Marketing and Communications staff walked through and tested the alert/notification capability of the university's digital properties.


Campus message from the president

Some of you might already be aware that David Janer, a third-year law student at Wayne State University, died while in his apartment on campus over the weekend. Tragically, David took his own life.


International Programs campus-wide email: Coronavirus travel

Wayne State University is carefully monitoring the situation and will take any necessary steps to protect our campus community. A committee of campus experts has met and is following this situation closely.


Coronavirus website created

Site created to post campus messages, links to resources for WSU community as it relates to questions on the Coronavirus


Coronavirus preparedness briefing

Voluntary meeting of CMT members to discussion strategies related the spread of the Coronavirus


Campus Health Center Message - Coronavirus

Dear University Community, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring developments around a new coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China...


CMT leadership team meeting

Overview of communication protocol. New members. Tabletop exercise


Update to wayne.edu/safety

Create a one-stop shop for all safety related resources - police, CMT, broadcast messaging sign-up.


CMT Meeting

Leadership team meeting


Active Attacker Training session

WSUPD presents to the College of Engineering


Active Attacker Training session

WSUPD presents to the College of Education


WSUPD participates in New Faculty Orientation resource fair

Crisis Management Team meeting

Homeland Security Director presents to CMT


Active Shooter Training Sessions

WSUPD conducts training sessions for College of Education Medical Emergency classes


Active Shooter presentation

The WSUPD's "Emergency Preparedness — Active Attackers" training program is an opportunity to learn actions that will help you remain safe in the event of an active shooter.


February Active Attacker Training session

The WSUPD's "Emergency Preparedness — Active Attackers" training program is an opportunity to learn actions that will help you remain safe in the event of an active shooter.


January Active Attacker Training session

The WSUPD's "Emergency Preparedness — Active Attackers" training program is an opportunity to learn actions that will help you remain safe in the event of an active shooter.


WSUPD Active Attacker presentation

Lt. Scott presented to 100 housing resident advisors and front desk staff.


Housing staff - crisis preparedness training session

CMT presented active shooter table top exercise to 60 staff from housing and residential life and student center building


Run, Hide, Fight video

Wayne State creates and publish video on what to do during an active shooter incident.


Active Attacker Training

WSUPD hosts 2-hour training session open to the community


Active Attackers Training

WSUPD hosts 2-hour training session open to the community


Legionnaires campus message

....taking rooftop cooling towers out of service temporarily, which affects air conditioning in those buildings.


FBO Training - Active Shooter sessions scheduled

Offering these three training session, scheduled for Finance and Business Operations to the 15 people who have requested to be notified. Sessions will take place in Community Arts Auditorium. Monday, July 30, 2018 7:30 am to 9:30 am Tuesday, July 31, 2018 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Thursday, August 2, 2018 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Legionnaires discovered on campus

In a May 29 communication we shared with you that an employee in the Faculty Administration Building (FAB) had been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease. As we also shared, we immediately began testing potential sources of legionella, the bacterium that causes the disease with the help of independent outside experts.


Legionnaires' disease follow up campus wide message

May 26, 2018 To the Wayne State campus community: Following up on our message over the weekend concerning an employee in the Faculty Administration Building (FAB) contracting Legionnaire’s disease, the Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEHS), Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M) and a faculty expert this morning began initial inspections of the building to determine potential sources of the disease.


FAB employee contracted Legionnaire’s disease - campus wide message

May 26, 2018 Dear campus community, A Wayne State University employee who works in the faculty administration building (FAB) has been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease. The individual is under a doctor’s care.


Crisis Management Team meeting

CMT presentation to Business Services

Crisis Management Team presents on crisis communication a review of the communication protocol with Business Services


Multi-Agency Training Exercise on Campus

WSUPD, coordinating with FBI, Homeland Security and local law enforcement agencies conducted a large-scale training exercise on WSU's campus


Campus closed due to gas leak

Construction crews working at Warren Ave. and Second Ave. hit a gas line. Campus closed and residence halls evacuated.


CMT presentation to Council of Deans

Crisis Management Team presents on crisis communication a review of the communication protocol with Council of Deans


WSUPD website planning meeting

Met with WSUPD representatives regarding planning to update police.wayne.edu


CMT Meeting

Regular meeting of the Crisis Management Team


Active Attacker Training

Lt. Scott presented a two-hour active attacker session at Tech Town for WSU employees and vendors.


CMT presentation to Marketing and Communications

Crisis Management Team presents on crisis communication a review of the communication protocol with Marketing and Communications office.


Active Attacker Training

Lt. Scott conducted a two-hour Active Attacker training session at the School of Medicine.


Board of Governors presentation

Special presentation on Crisis Management to the public session of the WSU Board of Governors


Active Shooter presentation

Lt. Scott conducted a two-hour Active Attacker presentation to 200 campus members


CMT GroupME update

Review and update of the Crisis Management Team members participating in the GroupME notification.


Active Attacker Training

Lt. Scott conducted a two-hour training for WSU and community members.


Police Chief presents to WSU Academic Senate

Chief of Police Tony Holt presents ways to participate/lead safety conversation on campus to faculty leadership


Message from the President to WSU community

Dear campus community, Over the past several days, I’ve received a number of emails expressing concern over safety and security at our university. These concerns were prompted by events on our campus and, most recently, by the senseless and heartbreaking tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.


WXYZ - TV 7 interview on active shooter training

WXYZ - TV 7 interviews WSUPD Lt. David Scott on WSU active shooter training.


Metro Times features WSU active shooter training story

Campus Dialogue scheduled

Organized by By Marquita T. Chamblee, Ph.D. Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion/Chief Diversity Officer


WSU active shooter training scheduled

Three training sessions scheduled on campus (Feb. 28, Mar 8, Mar 16). Will assess turnout to determine if additional sessions will be added


CMT presents to WSU Administrative Council

Crisis Management Team (CMT) presents ways to participate/lead safety conversation on campus to campus leadership


Active Shooter Training discussed with WSUPD

Plans to offer campus wide active shooter training. Lead Lt. David Scott, WSUPD


CMT presents to WSU President's Cabinet

Crisis Management Team (CMT) presents ways to participate/lead safety conversation on campus to campus leadership


Active Attackers Training announcement

Police Chief presents to WSU Housing RAs

WSU Police Chief Tony Holt presented on crisis preparedness and active shooter training to Housing and Residential Life staff and resident advisors