Evacuation Procedures

In the event that you are asked to evacuate campus due to a campuswide bomb threat:

  • Adhere to the evacuation orders sent via Code Maroon.
  • Remain calm, but act quickly.
  • Promptly secure equipment, research, etc. in safe shutdown condition before leaving.
  • Spread the word of the evacuation order to others as you exit the building.
  • Take personal belongings with you. Examples include backpacks, briefcases, purses, car keys, personal computing devices, etc.
  • Exit campus as directed in the Code Maroon message. Pedestrians should exit campus by the shortest route. You may use your vehicle to leave campus unless directed otherwise in the Code Maroon message. If possible, Transportation Services will continue to operate off-campus routes, outbound only. Bus pickup locations may be altered, and changes will be announced and posted at emergency.tamu.edu. Transportation Services Paratransit can be reached by calling 979-845-1971.
  • Visit emergency.tamu.edu for regular updates on the emergency and information on returning to campus.

Do Not

  • Do not activate the building fire alarm system to achieve evacuation.
  • Do not call 911 unless there is an immediate, life-threatening emergency.