Wheel of Misfortune



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Run, Hide, Fight!

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High temperatures lie ahead for our area.  Below is some important safety information for hot weather conditions: Long periods of excessive heat can be dangerous.  Excessive heat kills more people in the U.S. than tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and lightning combined.  The elderly, the very young, obese persons, and those who work outdoors or have substance [...] . . . → Read More: HOT WEATHER SAFETY


Hurricane season officially began on June 1 and will run until November 1. Each year there is a chance that a major hurricane will impact New Jersey directly. If such a storm were to strike our area, lives would be endangered and major damage would occur to our communities and infrastructure due to high winds, [...] . . . → Read More: HURRICANE SEASON BEGINS


The peak season for thunderstorms and lightning is approaching. The National Weather Service estimates that 100,000 thunderstorms and 25 million lightning strikes occur in the United States each year. An average of 62 people are killed by lightning each year in the United States. This equals the amount of persons killed annually by tornadoes. For [...] . . . → Read More: THUNDERSTORMS AND LIGHTNING

“At Risk” Online Tutorial

“At Risk” is a new practice simulation to help you become comfortable identifying, assisting, and referring to our counseling center students in psychological distress. This course will assist you in learning and/or reviewing basic strategies for identifying, approaching, and referring students who experience mental distress, and becoming better prepared to act if you notice a student [...] . . . → Read More: “At Risk” Online Tutorial


The impact of Hurricane Sandy on members of the SHU community and their families varied widely depending on location and circumstances.  However, the experience of Sandy has reaffirmed to all  the importance of individual and family emergency preparedness: Be prepared to shelter-in-place or to evacuate (both at home and at your workplace).  Have a disaster supply [...] . . . → Read More: FAMILY DISASTER PREPAREDNESS


The PirateAlert Emergency Notification System is Seton Hall University’s primary means of informing our community of hazards and providing emergency instructions.  It is also used to notify you of weather related University closings and delayed openings. Seton Hall contracts with RAVE Mobile Safety to provide the PirateAlert System.  This system is easy for you to [...] . . . → Read More: PirateAlert!


Terrorist groups often initiate attacks during the anniversaries of significant events.  This month is the anniversary of the death of Osama Bin Laden.  Though no information has been announced that a strike within the United States is imminent, the potential for terrorism remains.  To help improve our ability to detect possible terrorist threats against our communities, CODE BLUE would like [...] . . . → Read More: TERRORISM INDICATORS


Since the events at Columbine High School and Virginia Tech, the response to the threat of an active shooter has become a critical emergency preparedness issue.  Members of the University community should be aware of the threat and be familiar with procedures that can help them survive an active shooter event.  You may be alerted to the [...] . . . → Read More: RESPONSE TO ACTIVE SHOOTERS