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Op2.11-1 Emergency Notifications and Timely Warnings

Policy statement

In compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008, and the Jeanne Clery Act, 20 U.S.C. 1092(f) as amended, the purpose of this policy is to ensure procedures are set forth by which the University will provide emergency notification or timely warning to the University community in the event that a significant emergency or dangerous situation is reported that poses an immediate, imminent, or impeding threat to members of the University community; or a crime or incident is reported that poses a threat to members of the University community.

Emergency Notifications will be issued in response to a significant emergency or a dangerous situation, either on campus or, in some cases, off campus that, in the judgment of the University, constitutes an immediate, imminent, or impending threat to the health or safety of members of the University Community.

Timely warnings will be issued in response to reported crimes committed either on campus or, in some cases, off campus that, in the judgment of the University, constitute a serious or continuing threat to members of the University community.

The following are responsible for establishing procedures to meet this policy:

  • Missouri State-Springfield: Vice President for Administrative Services
  • Missouri State-West Plains: Chancellor of the West Plains campus
  • Missouri State-West Plains at Mountain Grove: Chancellor of the West Plains campus
  • Missouri State-Mountain Grove: Chancellor of Mountain Grove campus

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