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Emergency Notification Network Test on November 30


ennThe Office of Emergency Management will conduct a full system test of the Emergency Notification Network between 10:45 and 11 a.m. on Thursday, November 30. This federally required test will include the activation of the following communication methods:

  • SMS Text Messages to Cell Phones
  • Voice Calls to Cell Phones
  • Email
  • Emergency Information Hotline (1-800-227-0354)
  • University of Miami Website Banners
  • Emergency Preparedness Website: www.prepare.miami.edu
  • Emergency Preparedness Facebook: www.facebook.com/umiamienn
  • Emergency Preparedness Twitter: www.facebook.com/umiamienn
  • IP Telephone Broadcast
    • Gables Campus & CSTARS – Screen Text & Public Address via Speakerphones
    • Medical Campus – Screen Text Only
  • Digital Signage (Select Gables Campus Buildings)
  • Public Address (Coral Gables and RSMAS Campuses See List Below)

The test messages last approximately one minute and will all clearly state: “This is a test of the UMiami Emergency Notification Network. This is only a test.  No further action is required.” Below is the list of areas on the Coral Gables campus covered by the Public Address system.

Coral Gables Buildings with Public Address

  • Allen Hall (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Ashe Administration Building
  • Watsco Center
  • Cox Science Center
  • Eaton Residential College
  • Gables One Tower (GOT)
  • Gusman Concert Hall
  • Hecht Residential College
  • Hecht – Stanford Dining
  • Herbert Wellness Center
  • Jerry Herman Ring Theatre
  • Mahoney Pearson Commons
  • Mahoney Residential College
  • Mahoney-Pearson Dining Hall
  • Newman Alumni Center
  • Pearson Residential College
  • Richter Library
  • Rodriguez Park (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • Schiff Tennis Center & House Center (Indoor and Outdoor)
  • School of Business Administration
  • School of Law – Buildings C, D, and G
  • Shalala Student Center
  • Stanford Residential College
  • Toppel Career Center
  • Whitten Learning Center (LC)
  • Whitten University Center (UC)

Coral Gables Outdoor Areas with Public Address

  • Student Center Complex Patio and Lake Osceola
  • Foote University Green & Feldenkries Plaza

Marine Campus Areas with Public Address

Campus exterior areas.

Please contact the Office of Emergency Management at oem@miami.edu with any questions regarding the test.

 

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CORRECTION: Active Shooter Response Training on November 13 at 1:30 p.m.


CORRECTION TO INFORMATION PROVIDED IN VERITAS: The time, place and subject of the Monday, November 13, session is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Whitten Learning Center, room 140, and the topic is Active Shooter Response Training.

Attendance is worth 150 Well ’Canes points for those participating in the Well ’Canes program. To receive program credit, attendees must sign a wellness points attendance roster with their C number at the end of the class. Eligible participants will receive their points four to six weeks after attending one of these sessions:

The 1.5-hour Active Shooter Response Training includes a presentation and discussion of active shooter preparation techniques, warning signs, and survival tactics based on material provided by the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA and adapted for the UM campus community.

For more information, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at oem@miami.edu or 305-284-8005 during business hours.

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New Sessions of Active Shooter Response Training Begin October 11


active shooter trainingThe Office of Emergency Management is offering five more sessions of Active Shooter Response Training this semester, including three sessions, all at Gables One Tower, with additional training by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program on Workplace Violence.

Attendance at one of the sessions listed below is worth 150 Well ’Canes Points for those participating in the Well ’Canes program. To receive program credit, attendees must sign a wellness points attendance roster with their C number at the end of the class. Eligible participants will receive their points four to six weeks after attending one of these sessions:

Wednesday, October 11, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Whitten Learning Center, room 140

*Tuesday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to noon at Gables One Tower, room 1050BA

*Thursday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to noon at Gables One Tower, room 1050BA

*Thursday, November 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Gables One Tower, room 1050BA

Monday, November 13, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Whitten Learning Center, room 140

The 1.5-hour Active Shooter Response Training includes a presentation and discussion of active shooter preparation techniques, warning signs, and survival tactics based on material provided by the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA and adapted for the UM campus community.

The course is led by experienced members of the OEM and utilizes brief video content and a question-and-answer session to instruct attendees on the most up-to-date recommendations and methods of response. The training course is recommended for all units at all levels, including student workers.

*NOTE: The longer, two-hour sessions at Gables One Tower, which combine active shooter response training with training on preventing workplace violence, are intended for employees who work at Gables One Tower, but others who wish to attend will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis by emailing OEM@miami.edu and requesting your preferred session.

For more information, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at oem@miami.edu or 305-284-8005 during business hours.

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Active Shooter Response Training September 13 and 27


active shooter trainingWith National Campus Safety Awareness Month and National Preparedness Month just around the corner, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is offering all faculty, staff, and students two open sessions of its Full Active Shooter Response Training on Wednesday, September 13 and Wednesday, September 27. Both sessions run from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Classes will be held in the Whitten Learning Center, room 160.

Employees should preregister for the class of their choice in ULearn by searching in the catalog for “Gables Active Shooter Training.”

The Full Active Shooter Response Training is a 1.5 hour presentation and discussion of active shooter preparation techniques, warning signs, and survival tactics based on material provided by the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA and adapted for the UM campus community. The course is led by experienced members of the OEM and utilizes brief video content and a question-and-answer session to instruct attendees on the most up-to-date recommendations and methods of response. The training course is recommended for all units at all levels, including student workers.

Well ’Canes Points: Attendance for this training is worth 150 Well ’Canes Points for those participating in the Well ’Canes program. To receive program credit, attendees must sign a wellness points attendance roster with their C number at the end of the class. Eligible participants will receive their points in four to six weeks.

For more information, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at oem@miami.edu or 305-284-8005 during business hours.

 

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Active Shooter Response Training August 1 and 2


In advance of the fall semester, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is offering all UM faculty, staff, and students two open sessions of Full Active Shooter Response Training on Tuesday, August 1, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday, August 2 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. 

Both classes will be held in the Whitten Learning Center, room 180. Employees should preregister for the class of their choice in ULearn by searching in the catalog for “Gables Active Shooter Training.”

The Full Active Shooter Response Training is a 1.5-hour presentation and discussion of active shooter preparation techniques, warning signs, and survival tactics, based on material provided by the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Emergency Management Agency and adapted for the UM campus community. The course is led by experienced members of the OEM and utilizes brief video content and a question-and-answer period to instruct attendees on the most up-to-date recommendations and methods of response. The training course is recommended for all units at all levels, including student workers.

Well ‘Canes Points:  Attendance for this training is worth 150 Well ‘Canes points for those participating in the Well ‘Canes program. To receive program credit, attendees must sign a wellness points attendance roster with their C number at the end of the class. Eligible participants will receive their points in four to six weeks.

For more information, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at oem@miami.edu or 305-284-8005 during business hours.

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