Campus Status and Emergency Information

Emergency Information

Information will be posted on this website during a campus emergency.

Ohio’s Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 17-23. Ohio State's Emergency Management and Franklin County Emergency Management & Homeland Security will participate in a statewide tornado drill on Wednesday, March 20, at 9:50 a.m. All are encouraged to participate and/or consider what to do during a tornado warning.


Follow Emergency Management on Twitter @OSU_EMFP

Preparing for Emergency Situations

If a Buckeye Alert is issued, information will be posted on this page and on Emergency Management’s Twitter account @OSUEMFP and Facebook account.

Below is a brief overview of safety resources to help prepare you for emergency situations:

  • Active Aggressor Video
  • Safety Messaging Toolkit
  • About Alert Notices
  • Buckeye Alert Desktop Pop-ups
    • As an additional resource to provide the campus community with safety information, Buckeye Alerts will be shared via a pop-up message on select public desktop computers on campus. These computers include machines located in pool classrooms (those managed through University Registrar Classroom Scheduling), computer labs and libraries. The desktop pop-up message will contain the same information that is shared in Buckeye Alerts sent via text message. Users may close the message after it appears on their screen.