Prepare Your Shell

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The Office of Emergency Management has teamed up with UHR’s Learning and Talent Development group to offer an emergency preparedness course to the entire University of Maryland campus community.

From instructional videos, links, protective actions, and online tools, this information is critical for safety on campus.

Some of the things you’ll learn include:

  • What to do in case of an active shooter
  • Fire prevention and evacuation
  • Protective actions during severe weather events
  • How to get around campus safely at night
  • How to register your cell phone to receive UMD Alerts text messages
  • Where to download a free Emergency Pocket Guide (+ coupons to local vendors)
  • What departments can do to help prepare for emergencies

To complete the course visit:

  1. Select ENROLL
  2. Login using your UMD credentials
  3. Select “Enroll in Course”
  4. Select “Go to your Dashboard”
  5. Select “Go to Course”

We hope everyone in the UMD campus community will take the time to complete this very important course and encourage others to participate.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Last updated: March 29, 2018

Last updated: March 29, 2018