Hurricane Irma information center

Stay informed with SCAD notifications regarding Hurricane Irma's potential impact on Savannah.

For the most up-to-date information on Hurricane Irma in the Savannah-Chatham County area, visit the CEMA website at chathamemergency.org.

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  • LATEST NEWS
    Sept. 13, 2017 at 11:21 a.m.
    Updated move-in times for students returning to Savannah

    This is the final message that will be sent through the RAVE Alert system regarding fall quarter orientation and move-in schedules.

    SCAD students who sheltered in Atlanta have returned safely to the Savannah campus. We will assess the remaining residence hall rooms today to ensure they are ready for all returning students.

    At this time, students who checked in to their residence halls prior to the storm, and already have room keys, may return to their rooms beginning tomorrow, Thursday, Sept.14. This includes all resident assistants and orientation assistants.

    Continuing students (not new students), including move-in crews, who are able to return to campus early may now check in on Friday, Sept. 15, between noon and 6 p.m. at the Residence Life office in their building. Continuing students unable to check in during this time Friday must wait until Saturday or Sunday, as keys and check-in materials will not be available outside of these hours.

    New students should follow the orientation and move-in schedule for Saturday, Sept. 16, and Sunday, Sept. 17, below. The full orientation schedule is available at scad.edu/orientation.

    Freshman student orientation and move-in:

    • Students on the third and fourth floors of all Hive residence halls should move in between 6 a.m. and noon on Saturday. Your orientation sessions are 1:30–4 p.m. on Saturday.
    • Students on the first and second floors of all Hive residence halls should move in between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m on Saturday. Your orientation sessions are 9–11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
    • New freshmen students in Turner Annex should move in between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m on Saturday. Your orientation sessions are 9–11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
    • Family orientation for parents who did not attend Summer Swarm will coincide with their student's orientation, with an additional session from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday.
    • Families of students who attended Summer Swarm should only attend the optional orientation session from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday, if desired.
    • Summer Swarm students should move in between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday, and do not need to attend orientation programming.
    • Students who do not live on campus should check in for orientation between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and may attend either orientation program.

    Students whose travel plans prevent them from arriving during their designated move-in and orientation times will be able to check in until 10 p.m. on Saturday or Sunday.

    New transfer and graduate student orientation and move-in:

    • New transfer and graduate students should move in between 6 a.m. and noon on Sunday. Your orientation sessions are 1:30–4 p.m. on Sunday.
    • New students who do not live on campus should check in to orientation from 9 a.m to noon on Sunday, and attend the 1:30–4 p.m. orientation that afternoon.
    • Families will follow the same orientation schedule as their students.
    Sept. 12, 2017 at 9:00 p.m.
    Savannah students sheltering at SCAD Atlanta will depart tonight at 2 a.m.

    Savannah students sheltering at the Atlanta campus will depart from ACA and Spring House for Savannah tonight at 2 a.m. (early Wednesday morning, Sept. 13). As a reminder, we only have room on the buses to transport students who relocated with SCAD and are still staying in the residence halls. Students who checked out of the residence halls should begin making their own plans to return.

    All students need to be packed and ready in their assigned residence hall rooms at 12:30 a.m. Please make sure your rooms are clean and have your key ready to return to a residence life staff member. Students will be brought down to the lobby by room assignment where they will receive further instruction on boarding the buses. Snacks and water will be provided on the buses, and breakfast will be available at The Hive for those who have meal plans or wish to purchase upon arrival. Shuttles will be stationed at Turner bus stop to return students to their residence halls.

    Academic buildings in Savannah will remain closed to students until further notice.

    Check your email, mobile phone, Twitter and scad.edu for updates.

    Sept. 12, 2017 at 10:18 a.m.
    Tuesday programs at SCAD Atlanta

    Now that the storm has passed, work is underway to assess all buildings, including residence halls and dining facilities, at the Savannah campus. SCAD will provide a plan for the return of all students sheltering at SCAD Atlanta once the assessment is complete.

    Today's schedule of programs is posted on scad.edu, as well as the SCAD shuttle and dining hall schedules. Students should meet at The Hub for all activities, including tours, workshops and screenings.

    The dining hall will be open until 8 p.m. The SCAD shuttles will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., leaving from SCAD Atlanta (at the back of the 1600 building, in front of the parking lot), looping continuously among Spring House, ACA Residence Hall and Atlantic Station (nearby shopping mall).

    As a reminder, if you are moving out of a residence hall permanently, you must sign out at the residence hall office. If you sign out, you will give up your seat on a return bus to Savannah - SCAD will not be able to transport you back if you check out. If you are experiencing any challenges with your room or have any questions related to your residence hall stay, contact Residence Life and Housing at 404.253.3200 or atlreslife@scad.edu.

    We will continue to send updates through email, text messages, Twitter and here on scad.edu.

    Sept. 11, 2017 at 3:44 p.m.
    Fall quarter orientation and move-in schedule for Atlanta students

    The SCAD orientation schedule has been updated and will align with residence hall move-in dates. Move-in dates are Saturday, Sept. 16 for freshman students, and Sunday, Sept. 17 for continuing students, as well as new transfer and graduate students. To assist with traffic flow and designated unloading areas, students are asked to adhere to the below move-in times.

    We realize that there are other groups of students waiting to return, such as resident assistants, orientation assistants and move-in teams, however until the storm has passed and we've assessed conditions, we cannot make decisions about returning to campus. These groups will be contacted by their supervisor regarding move-in and work schedules.

    New freshman students:

    •New freshman students may move in to residence halls between 8 a.m and 10 a.m. Orientation check-in for all new freshman will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the SCAD Atlanta 1600 building. Orientation programming will take place from 11:30 am to 2 p.m. After students are moved in to residence halls, parents should park at the SCAD Atlanta parking garage. Shuttles will be provided to orientation venues.
    •New freshman students who do not live on campus may check in to orientation between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m on Saturday at the SCAD Atlanta 1600 building. Your orientation sessions are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.

    New transfer and graduate student orientation and move-in:

    •New transfer and graduate students should move in between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Sunday. Your orientation sessions are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.
    •New transfer and graduate students who do not live on campus may check in to orientation between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Your orientation sessions are 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.
    •Parents will follow the same orientation schedule as their students.

    Continuing students:

    •Continuing students should move in between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Sunday.

    The full orientation schedule is available on scad.edu/orientation.

    Sept. 11, 2017 at 1:55 p.m.
    Fall quarter orientation and move-in schedule

    As a reminder, Monday's schedule is revised due to the storm.

    Move-in dates are Saturday, Sept. 16 for freshman students, and Sunday, Sept. 17 for continuing students, as well as new transfer and graduate students. The SCAD new student orientation schedule has been updated and will align with residence hall move-in dates. The schedule is below.

    Students who relocated with SCAD to the Atlanta campus will be allowed to stay in their residence hall upon their return to Savannah in the next few days. Students who have already checked in and have keys to their rooms may return to campus on Saturday, Sept. 16. Food and transportation services will be limited, so students will not be allowed to move in prior to Saturday, Sept. 16.

    We realize that there are other groups of students waiting to return, like resident assistants, orientation assistants and move-in teams, however until the storm has passed and we've assessed conditions, we cannot make decisions about returning to campus. These groups will be contacted by their supervisor regarding move-in and work schedules.

    To assist with traffic flow and designated unloading areas, students are asked to adhere to the below move-in times.

    Freshman student orientation and move-in:

    •Students on the third and fourth floors of all Hive residence halls should move in between 6 a.m. and noon on Saturday. Your orientation sessions are 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
    •Students on the first and second floors of all Hive residence halls should move in between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m on Saturday. Your orientation sessions are 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
    •New students in Turner Annex should move in between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m on Saturday. Your orientation sessions are 9 a.m to 11:30 a.m. on Sunday.
    •Family orientation for parents who did not attend Summer Swarm will coincide with their student's orientation, with an additional session from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday.
    •Parents of students who attended Summer Swarm should only attend the optional orientation session from noon to 1 p.m. on Sunday, if desired.
    •Summer Swarm students should move in between 8 a.m. to 4 p.m on Saturday, and do not need to attend orientation programming.
    •Students who do not live on campus should check in for orientation between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday and may attend either orientation program.

    Students whose travel plans prevent them from arriving during their designated move-in and orientation times will be able to check in until 10 p.m. on Saturday or Sunday.

    New transfer and graduate student orientation and move-in:

    •New transfer and graduate students should move in between 6 a.m. and noon on Sunday. Your orientation sessions are 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
    •New students who do not live on campus should check in to orientation from 9 a.m to noon on Sunday, and attend the 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. orientation that afternoon.
    •Parents will follow the same orientation schedule as their students.

    Continuing student move-in:

    •Continuing students should move in between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. on Sunday.

    The full orientation schedule is available on scad.edu/orientation.

    Sept. 11, 2017 at 10:20 a.m.
    Modified dining, transportation, and program schedule for Monday, Sept.11

    As a reminder, Monday's schedule is revised due to the storm.

    After 12 p.m., students will need to choose whether to return to the residence halls or stay at the SCAD Atlanta 1600 building. SCAD shuttles will not be running, and security will not allow students to leave buildings after 12 p.m. until weather conditions clear. Students will not be allowed to move between buildings after 12 p.m.

    The Hub will be open all day through at least 9 p.m. Students who elect to stay in the residence halls will not be able to return to The Hub for dinner until the storm passes, which could be as late as 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. For this reason, light snacks such as granola bars will be offered at residence halls this afternoon and evening.

    Several programs are planned for the main SCAD Atlanta building beginning at 11 a.m., including a Legos stop motion workshop and character design for animation, games and sequential art. Visit scad.edu for the schedule.

    Below is the revised schedule for Monday:

    The Hub will be open from 8 a.m. until at least 9 p.m. Light snacks such as granola bars will be offered at residence halls.

    The SCAD shuttle will only run among Spring House, ACA and SCAD Atlanta from 8 a.m. to 12. pm. (the shuttle will not go to Atlantic Station today). The pick-up location remains behind the 1600 building, in front of the parking garage.

    SCADfit will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m

    Sept. 10, 2017 at 4:59 p.m.
    Expect weather alerts from SCAD for the next 24 hours

    As Hurricane Irma nears Georgia, please make sure you are prepared for the impact of the storm. Over the next 24 hours, members of the SCAD community should expect notifications regarding changing weather conditions, including hurricane warnings and possible tornado warnings, should they be necessary.

    Tornado warnings may be issued in Savannah and/or Atlanta, so please check the weather alerts carefully to see which city is under warning.

    Chatham County, which includes Savannah, will enforce a mandatory curfew from 10 p.m. this evening to 6 a.m. tomorrow morning.

    Visit scad.edu/irma for detailed instructions on how to protect yourself in the event of a hurricane or a tornado, whether you're inside a building or outside without shelter.

    SCAD is communicating constantly with local, state and regional officials to monitor the storm. Continue to check your email, cellphone, Twitter and scad.edu for updates. Additional information is available on the SCAD emergency preparedness page.

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  • Sept. 10, 2017 at 2:49 p.m.
    Revised dining, transportation, and program schedule for Monday, Sept. 11

    SCAD is revising Monday programming as the upcoming storm is expected to cause severe weather conditions as it nears Atlanta.

    Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. After 12 p.m., students will need to choose whether to return to the residence halls or stay at the SCAD Atlanta 1600 building. Due to increased potential winds, SCAD shuttles will not be running and security will not allow students to enter or leave buildings from 12 p.m. until the storm passes.

    Even though movement between buildings will not be allowed after 12 p.m. until the storm passes, SCAD will continue to offer programming.

    The Hub will be open from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Once the storm passes, an email will be sent to announce that buildings are open, shuttle service resumes, and dinner will be served in The Hub.

    The SCAD shuttle will run only between Spring House, ACA and SCAD Atlanta from 8 a.m. to 12.pm. (the shuttle will not go to Atlantic Station on Monday) The pick-up location remains behind the 1600 building, in front of the parking garage.

    SCADfit will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Sept. 10, 2017 at 12:36 p.m.
    Employee Return Dates and Make-Up Classes

    Since weather conditions surrounding Hurricane Irma are predicted to clear on Tuesday, all staff that can safely travel should plan to return to work on Wednesday, Sept. 13 to begin preparations for welcoming our students over the weekend. If you have extenuating circumstances surrounding your return, contact your immediate supervisor.

    Savannah, Atlanta and eLearning faculty should be prepared to begin instruction on Monday, Sept. 18.

    The move-in dates for residence halls have been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16 for new students, and Sunday, Sept. 17 for returning students.

    Make-up classes will be held on four separate Fridays throughout the quarter: Sept. 29 and Oct. 20 for Monday/Wednesday classes and Oct. 6 and Oct. 27 for Tuesday/Thursday classes. Additional information regarding the scheduling of these make-up classes will follow.

    We hope you and your loved ones are safe, and we look forward to starting the Fall quarter with you next week.

    Sept. 10, 2017 at 9:52 a.m.
    Today's programs available; modified Monday schedule will be shared this afternoon

    Today's schedule of programs and activities for Savannah students sheltering at the Atlanta campus are posted here, as well as the SCAD shuttle and dining hall schedules. Students should meet at The Hub for all activities, including tours, workshops and screenings.

    This afternoon, as the storm approaches, we will send an email detailing the modified dining, transportation and programming schedule for Monday, Sept. 11.

    Today, the dining hall will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The SCAD shuttles will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., leaving from SCAD Atlanta (at the back of the 1600 building, in front of the parking lot), looping continuously among Spring House, ACA Residence Hall and Atlantic Station (nearby shopping mall).

    As a reminder, if you are moving out of a residence hall permanently, you must sign out at the residence hall office. A Residence Director will be available to sign out students until 10 p.m. this evening. After 10 p.m., please call Residence Life and Housing at 404.253.3200. If you sign out, you will give up your seat on a return bus to Savannah - SCAD will not be able to transport you back if you check out. If you are experiencing any challenges with your room or have any questions related to your residence hall stay, contact Residence Life and Housing at 404.253.3200 or atlreslife@scad.edu.

    SCAD is communicating constantly with local, state and regional officials to monitor the upcoming storm. We will continue to send regular updates through email, cellphone, Twitter and scad.edu. Additional information is available on the SCAD emergency preparedness page.

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  • Sept. 9, 2017 at 4:42 p.m.
    Move-in dates and fall quarter start

    SCAD continues to work with state and local officials to track the storm and prepare for campus reopening. Given the current projections for Hurricane Irma, SCAD has scheduled move-in for new freshman students at both Savannah and Atlanta campuses for Saturday, Sept. 16, between 6 a.m and 10 p.m. Instructions and designated move-in times for each building will be sent in an upcoming message. New transfer and graduate students, as well as returning students, may move in beginning 6 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 17.

    Fall quarter classes will begin on Monday, Sept. 18.

    Sept. 9, 2017 at 10:59 a.m.
    SCAD continues to monitor the storm

    SCAD continues to closely monitor the path of Hurricane Irma. Students who relocated to Atlanta are doing well, engaging in inspiring SCAD tours and workshops, and exploring Atlanta with trips to the Zoo and the Atlanta Braves baseball game. To see a list of daily programs, visit scad.edu.

    Please continue to check email, cellphone, Twitter and scad.edu for weather and operations updates. Once the storm passes, SCAD will communicate details regarding the return plan.

    Sept. 9, 2017 at 10:03 a.m.
    Today's programming, dining hall and shuttle schedules

    Today's schedule of programs and activities for Savannah students sheltering at the Atlanta campus are posted on scad.edu, as well as the SCAD shuttle and dining hall schedules. Students should meet at The Hub for all activities, including tours, workshops and screenings.

    The dining hall will be open Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

    The SCAD shuttles will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, leaving from SCAD Atlanta (at the back of the 1600 building, in front of the parking lot), looping continuously among Spring House, ACA Residence Hall and Atlantic Station (nearby shopping mall).

    As a reminder, if you are moving out of a residence hall permanently, you must sign out at the Residence Hall office. A Resident Director will be available to sign out students until 10 p.m. this evening. After 10 p.m., please call Residence Life and Housing at 404.253.3200. If you sign out, you will give up your seat on a return bus to Savannah--SCAD will not be able to transport you back if you check out.

    If you are experiencing any challenges with your room or have any questions related to your residence hall stay, contact Residence Life and Housing at 404.253.3200 or atlreslife@scad.edu.

    SCAD is communicating constantly with local, state and regional officials to monitor the upcoming storm. We will continue to send regular updates through email, cellphone, Twitter and scad.edu. Additional information is available on the SCAD emergency preparedness page.

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  • Sept. 8, 2017 at 4:04 p.m.
    SCAD continues to closely monitor storm

    SCAD continues to closely monitor the path of Hurricane Irma. While we work on contingency plans and returning to regular operations, all members of the SCAD family should focus on their safety and continue to check scad.edu for updates.

    We understand that there may be a number of challenges as students, faculty and staff return, and as each campus resumes operations. Once the storm passes, SCAD will communicate details on the return plan.

    Sept. 8, 2017 at 12:15 p.m.
    Daily programming, dining hall and shuttle schedules available

    Savannah students sheltering at the Atlanta campus should visit scad.edu for a daily schedule of programs and activities, and access to the SCAD shuttle and dining hall schedules. Students should meet at The Hub for all activities, including tours, workshops and screenings.

    The SCAD shuttles will run from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. today, leaving from SCAD Atlanta (at the back of the 1600 building, in front of the parking lot), looping continuously among Spring House, ACA Residence Hall and Atlantic Station (nearby shopping mall).

    The Hub will be open for lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and for dinner from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. today. The dining hall will be open Saturday and Sunday for bunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and dinner from 5 - 7 p.m.

    As a reminder, if you are moving out of a residence hall permanently, you must sign out at the Residence Hall office. An R.D. will be available to sign out students until 10 p.m. this evening. After 10 p.m., please call Residence Life and Housing at 404.253.3200. If you sign out, you will give up your seat on a return bus to Savannah--SCAD will not be able to transport you back if you check out.

    If you are experiencing any challenges with your room or have any questions related to your residence hall stay, contact Residence Life and Housing at 404.253.3200 or atlreslife@scad.edu.

    SCAD is communicating constantly with local, state and regional officials to monitor the upcoming storm. We will continue to send regular updates through email, cellphone, Twitter and scad.edu. Additional information is available on the SCAD emergency preparedness page.

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  • Sept. 7, 2017 at 4:10 p.m.
    Mandatory evacuation for Savannah begins Saturday, Sept. 9

    Emergency officials have issued a mandatory evacuation order for all of Chatham County to take effect at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9. Any SCAD Savannah students without transportation should go to the Savannah Civic Center on Saturday, located at 301 W. Oglethorpe Avenue, to evacuate on public buses to area shelters. More evacuation instructions and information on what to bring can be found on the Chatham Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) website, www.chathamemergency.org.

    SCAD will continue to monitor the storm and send updates on campus operations.

    Sept. 7, 2017 at 12:49 p.m.
    All SCAD buses relocating students have departed for SCAD Atlanta

    As of 12:30 p.m. today, all buses relocating Savannah students to the SCAD Atlanta campus have departed and are en route to Atlanta. Continue to check your email, cellphone, Twitter and scad.edu for updates on the storm situation and campus operations.

    Sept. 6, 2017 at 2:42 p.m.
    SCAD to relocate on-campus students to Atlanta during Hurricane Irma

    Due to the current weather predictions forecasting the path of Hurricane Irma, the SCAD Savannah campus will be closed beginning Friday, Sept. 8, for the duration of the storm. For this reason, SCAD will relocate on-campus Savannah students who cannot leave on their own to the Atlanta campus.

    SCAD will relocate students tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 7, beginning at 11 a.m.

    Now is the time for off-campus students to make plans to relocate should emergency officials issue a mandatory evacuation.

    More information on relocation details will follow, including updates for employees regarding university operations. Continue to monitor your email, cellphone, Twitter and scad.edu for updates on the storm.

    Sept. 5, 2017 at 3:19 p.m.
    SCAD postponing start of Fall 2017 quarter

    Due to the magnitude of the storm and the uncertainty of Hurricane Irma's path, SCAD will postpone the start of the fall quarter for Savannah, Atlanta and eLearning for one week. It is our hope that delaying the start of fall quarter will not affect the quarter's scheduled end on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017.

    Students and families should NOT plan to travel to the Savannah or Atlanta campuses at this time. New students will not be allowed to move in to residence halls before Thursday, Sept. 14. Returning students will not be allowed to move in before Saturday, Sept. 16. Only students who are already pre-approved and currently in transit, arriving before 5 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 6, may check in to their residence halls. We realize this change may inconvenience travel plans; however, SCAD is focused on student safety.

    SCAD Savannah and Atlanta campuses remain open at this time - staff and faculty should report to work as usual.

    SCAD will continue to work with local, state and regional authorities to monitor the storm and prepare resources. More information on Hurricane Irma, including a safety and preparation checklist, can be found on the scad.edu homepage.

    Continue to check your email, cellphone, Twitter and scad.edu for updates to university operations.

    Sept. 5, 2017 at 10:06 a.m.
    SCAD university safety is monitoring Hurricane Irma forecasts

    SCAD university safety is closely monitoring National Weather Service forecasts predicting the path of Hurricane Irma. We are working with state and local officials to prepare resources in the event the storm should affect SCAD Savannah and Atlanta campuses.

    Updates regarding this evolving weather system and any impact to university operations will be distributed as necessary. Continue to monitor your email, cellphone and Twitter. Additional information is available on the SCAD emergency preparedness page.

     

    Emergency preparedness

    All-hazard emergency preparedness plan

    Predicting how and when crisis situations will strike is difficult, so preparation is critical. SCAD has created an all-hazard emergency preparedness plan to assist members of the SCAD community in nearly all emergencies. Many examples in the plan focus on emergency weather-related scenarios, such as hurricanes, due to the tropical climate of some SCAD locations.

    Tornadoes

    Be prepared for tornado season, know the difference between tornado watches and warnings, and have a plan for getting to a safe location if a warning siren goes off.

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    Hurricanes

    When threatened by a tropical storm or hurricane, SCAD Savannah follows all procedures regarding mandatory evacuations established by local authorities.

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    Intruder and active shooter

    Become familiar with the recommended safety tips and procedures for an intruder or active shooter emergency.

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    Fire, hazardous materials and building evacuations

    In the event of a building fire or a hazardous material emergency, activate the nearest fire alarm, exit the building and follow the necessary safety precautions.

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    Suspicious person, package or substance

    If you come across a suspicious person, package or substance, contact the Department of University Safety. Do not try to confront the person or disturb the item.

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    Medical emergencies and care

    If a person experiences a medical emergency, get the person's name and information about the incident, and call 911 before calling the Department of University Safety.

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    Emergency notifications

    In the event of an emergency, SCAD utilizes a number of tools and communication channels to disseminate important information to students, faculty and staff as quickly as possible.

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    Closures and evacuation procedures

    Students are encouraged to develop a personal evacuation plan in the event that there is an evacuation. Follow these tips to creating your plan, and know SCAD’s evacuation procedures.

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    SCAD collaborates for safety

    The university's first priority is ensuring the safety of its students. SCAD emergency management and preparedness is aligned with federal, state and local emergency management agencies, as well as with local fire, law enforcement and other emergency first responders.

    At the federal level, SCAD collaborates on emergency management and disaster planning with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Homeland Security. At the state level, SCAD works with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency to prepare for any possible disaster. For disaster preparation at the local level, SCAD works with the Chatham Emergency Management Agency in Savannah and the Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency in Atlanta.

    Department of University Safety

    Atlanta
    404.253.3333

    Hong Kong
    852.2253.8036

    Lacoste
    33.(0)4.90.75.66.32

    Savannah
    912.525.4500

    security@scad.edu

    Emergency contact numbers

    Emergencies in the U.S.
    911

    Emergencies in France
    112

    Emergencies in Hong Kong
    999

    SafeRides

    To arrange a SafeRide, call 404.253.3333 in Atlanta or 912.525.4500 in Savannah.