Emergency Management

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Rensselaer’s Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) establishes policies and introduces a concept of operations spanning the direction and control of an emergency from initial monitoring through post-disaster response, recovery and mitigation.

Active Shooter

The Department of Public Safety takes the safety and security of the entire campus community very seriously. As part of their continuous efforts, Public Safety encourages all Rensselaer students, staff, and faculty to review these Active Shooter tips.

Criminal Activity

Public Safety employs a full time Investigations Unit that is available to respond to criminal activity, 24 hours a day.

The Investigations Unit assists in analyzing crime reports, provides victim services, and confers regularly with local, county, and state law enforcement agencies.

Report a Crime

Anything that makes you concerned about your personal safety should be reported.

Anonymous Tip

(518) 276-8477
You have the right to file an anonymous tip.

Severe Weather

Severe weather warnings and closing are communicated via RPI Alert.

Learn more about planning for Severe Weather

Hazardous Materials & Waste

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is committed to protecting the environment and providing a safe and healthy workplace for all employees.

Response and Prevention procedures

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