Safety Services

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Tornado Shelter AREAS

Listed below are the designated tornado shelter areas for each of the campus buildings.
In the event of a Tornado Warning, please proceed as quickly as possible to the appropriate location.  Sit down on the floor near sturdy walls. Stay away from windows & doors.
If you can’t make it to these areas, find an interior bathroom, closet or hallway away from windows.

Current Location Tornado Shelter Area

#9 …  #13 … #15  College Avenue

Move to an interior area away from windows.

Administration Building

Move to an interior room or office with no windows.
Sit down on the floor and cover head with hands.

Annex at West Hall

Go to basement

Afton Apartments

Move to an interior room, closet, or area away from windows. Sit down on the floor and cover head with hands.

Allegheny Hall

Ground floor corridors – ( Not in atrium)

Alumni Gym

Men’s Restroom

ASA House

Basement hallway.

Bank Building  (223 East Main)

First floor Kitchen beside Vaults

Bartlett Hall

Go to basement

Bast Athletic Center

Locker Rooms on Ground Floor

Bittle Hall

Move to an interior area away from windows.

Blue Ridge Hall

Ground floor bathrooms or corridors away from windows.

Bowman Hall

Basement common areas.

Caldwell Hall

Ground floor corridors away from windows

Catawba Hall

Basement common area.  (room 001) 

Chalmers Hall

Basement common area.

Chapel

Go to basement.

Chesapeake Hall

PKP Quad common area on ground floor.

Colket Center

Ground floor bookstore, game room, corridor  (not in atrium)

College Hall

Go to basement

Crawford Hall

Go to basement corridor or interior rooms.

Elizabeth Hall

Go to basement corridor.

Fintel Library

Ground floor media classroom.   (room 01)

Fowler House

Go to basement.

KA House

Go to basement.

Life Science Ground floor interior spaces or corridors.

Lucas Hall

Ground floor interior spaces or corridors.

Marion Hall

Ground floor interior spaces or corridors.

Massengill Auditorium Ground floor interior spaces or corridors.

Miller Hall

Ground floor sitting area

Monterey House

Basement

Moorehead Hall (Chaplains Office)

Basement

Olin Hall

Ground floor corridor (Rehearsal Hall / “blackbox”)

PKA House

Go to basement

Residential Life Office

Move to an interior room or office with no windows and sturdy walls. Sit down on the floor and cover head with hands.

Resource Development

Basement

Ritter Hall

Ground floor corridors away from windows

Roselawn

Move to an interior room or office with no windows and sturdy walls. Sit down on the floor and cover head with hands.

Shenandoah Hall

Ground floor bathrooms or corridor (not community room).

Sigma Chi House

Go to basement

Smith Hall

Go to ground common area.

Student Health Services

Go to basement

Tabor Hall

Ground floor bathrooms or corridors away from windows.

Trexler Hall Ground floor interior spaces or corridors.

Trout Hall

Ground floor corridor

Wells / Yonce / Fox Halls

Go to basement corridors / common areas without windows.

West Hall

Ground floor corridors