Hurricane
The best time to prepare for a hurricane is before one is threatening South Florida. Get ready for hurricanes by following four simple steps: Be informed, make a plan, build a kit, and get involved.Go to the BEFORE section of www.prepare.miami.edu or flip to the Personal Preparedness tab.

Action Guidelines

Before

  • Make sure you read and follow all official University of Miami Storm Alerts.
  • Make sure your emergency contact and storm evacuation information is up-to-date on the University website.
  • Follow directions from University officials.
  • Contact your family members to let them know what is happening.


During

  • Remain indoors.
  • Do not open exterior doors or windows.
  • Refrain from using alcohol or other impairing substances.
  • Follow directions from University officials.


After

  • Remain inside until University officials say it’s safe to leave. If you must go outside, be cautious of fallen objects, downed power lines and other hazards.
  • Contact family members by any available means, and advise you are okay.
  • Check in at https://recover.miami.edu.
  • Await further instructions from University officials.
  • Additional information can be obtained from the UM Emergency Information Hotline 1-800-227-0354.

EMERGENCY GUIDE TABLE OF CONTENTS: 

Emergency Guide Home
CRITICAL INFORMATION: 
Reporting an Emergency Evacuation
Important Phone Numbers Shelter-In-Place
Emergency Notification Individuals with Disabilities
SPECIFIC ACTION GUIDELINES: 
Active Shooter/Armed Intruder Hurricane
Bomb Threat Medical
Concerning Behavior Suspicious Activity
Explosion Utility Failure
Fire Weather
Hazardous Materials
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES: 
Crime Prevention Personal Preparedness