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Campus Crisis Management Team
|Vice President of Fiscal Services||903-693-2023|
|Vice President of Instruction||903-693-2028|
|Vice President of Student Services||903-693-2055|
|Director of Institutional Advancement||903-693-2044|
|Director of Facilities||903-693-1113|
|Director of Administrative Services/Human Resources||903-693-2021|
|Director of Information Technology||903-693-1171|
|Police Department Representative/Safety Coordinator||903-693-1112|
To report an emergency, call (911) and (903-693-1100)
If you hear a fire alarm:
- Turn off electrical equipment.
- Close doors against fires.
- Do NOT use elevators.
- CALMLY evacuate to an open area approximately 100 yards upwind away from the affected building.
If you discover a fire:
- Activate the nearest fire alarm pull station.
- Call 911 and notify Campus Police (903-693-1100).
- Notify others in the area.
- CALMLY evacuate to an open area approximately 100 yards upwind from the affected building.
Identifying Crisis Behaviors
There are three types of crisis behaviors:
- Inappropriate campus behavior
- Medical emergencies
- Psychological emergencies
Inappropriate Behavior on Campus
Definition: a behavior which may result in personal or property damage and/or is a threat to stability and continuance of normal college or college-sponsored activities.
- Non-acceptance of classroom norms
- Defiance - expression of hatred and aggressive verbal and/or physical behavior
- Direct verbal and/or physical attack
- Chronic fabrications and deceptions
- Students fondling each other
- Harassment of students or employees
- Possession of a weapon, alcohol, or drugs.
- Criminal activity
Definition: a physical condition which would require the attention of a medical professional
- Serious physical injury
- Slurred speech
Definition: a temporary inability to cope with a life problem, usually accompanied by a high degree of emotional upset
- Unable to assume responsibility for self
- A highly emotional state, panic, or anxiety
- Uncontrollable crying
- Mental confusion/disorientation
- Complete withdrawal
- Statements of hopelessness, helplessness, or defeat
- Signs of extreme stress
- Signs of extreme apathy
- Verbal or written communication that suicide is being considered