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Civil Disturbance or Demonstrations

  1. Most campus demonstrations will be peaceful and everyone should attempt to carry on business as normally as possible. Avoid provoking or obstructing the demonstrators.
  2. Should a disturbance occur, call the University Police Department at extension 4357 (HELP) or 256.765.4357. To avoid causing additional trouble, use a private office when making the call. The procedures outlined under number "3" below should also be considered.
  3. A threatening disturbance should be reported immediately to the University Police Department and the Building Coordinator. The following action should also be taken.
    1. Alert all individuals in the area of the situation.
    2. Lock all doors, secure all files, documents and equipment.
    3. If necessary, cease operations and evacuate.
    4. Contact the University Police Department for further instructions.
  4. The University Police Department will assess the situation. Participants who refuse to disperse may be subject to prosecution if any municipal, federal, and/or state laws have been violated.
  5. If a class lecture is disrupted, call the University Police Department at extension 4357 (HELP) or 256.765.4357.

For emergencies dial (911) or (4357) on any campus phone.