The University of Houston is an open campus filled with people who care about each other. Because of its open accessibility, all students, faculty and staff are encouraged to exercise a sense of personal responsibility for their own safety and well-being, and the safety and well-being of others. While crime can happen anywhere, when we act as a community that knows and cares about the safety of others, ourselves and our property, we lessen the likelihood of being victimized, and we showcase our Cougar Pride.
Throughout the year, we'll highlight safety and prevention tips related to an array of campus issues. This month, we want to share with you information on contacts for help. For other safety and crime prevention information, see additonal tips.
Be Prepared for Hurricane Season
The University of Houston Office of Emergency Management wants everyone to remember these three easy steps: have a plan, build an emergency kit and stay informed.
- Have a Plan
Know whether you live in an evacuation zone. If so, make plans to evacuate. Know where you will go and how to get there. If you do not live in an evacuation zone, plan to shelter from the storm.
- Build an Emergency Kit
Prepare enough supplies for three to seven days. Include non-perishable food, drinking water, a first aid kit and essential toiletries. Don’t forget medications, cash, flashlight with extra batteries and a weather radio.
- Stay Informed
Employees should update their contact information through PASS and students through myUH Self Service to ensure that you receive emergency information from UH. For information on how to update your contact information or to view UH emergency information, visit the UH Emergency website. Also view the UH’s Office of Emergency Management website for resources. For additional details on hurricane preparedness, visit the UH Office of Emergency Management website.