Campus Emergency Management

U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency's Higher Education Project working group adopted
this definition of emergency management: Emergency management is the managerial function charged with creating the framework within which communities reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters.

Environmental Health and Safety provides guidance and support to campus-wide preparedness efforts. The links to the left provide some details about campus procedures and policies.

Emergency Phone Numbers


Environmental Health & Safety
(423) 439-6028

Public Safety
(423) 439-4480

Safe Voyage Shuttle: 
(423) 914-5940

(423) 439-7900

(423) 439-1000



Register for approved East Tennessee State University emergency communications and other important information via text message and email.

You can opt out of GoldAlert text messages at any time by texting STOP to 67283 or 226787.

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