Emergency Communications

Communication is key to ensuring the safety of students, faculty, staff, and administration during an emergency. This involves effectively providing information to you as well as monitoring developing events in a rapidly changing environment.

Register for DartAlert

How We Plan to Communicate with You

Dartmouth has several channels through which information will be made available to during an emergency, including:

What You Can Do

  • Register for DartAlert and download AlertUs link
  • Review information regarding common hazards and emergency procedures for Hanover and Dartmouth.
  • Review the Department of Safety & Security safety tips.
  • Remain calm and go about your normal activities.
  • Be alert to suspicious activity, and be prepared if the worst happens.
  • Be alert for news and instructions.
  • Pay special attention to physical security (do not prop doors open; lock doors that have access to sensitive areas such as residence halls, laboratories, computer equipment, etc.).
  • Make it a practice to communicate with friends and family about your daily schedule and plans.
  • Review suggestions from other organizations listed to the right.