Emergency Planning / Emergency Procedures
In the event of an on-campus medical emergency, the campus community should contact Wake EMS by dialing 9-911 from a campus phone or 911 from any other phone and then contact Campus Police by dialing 8888 from a campus phone or (919) 760-8888 from any other phone.
In the event of any other on-campus emergency, the campus community should contact Campus Police by dialing 8888 from a campus phone or (919) 760-8888 from any other phone. The Residence Director on duty can be reached at (919) 612-6350. Meredith College’s Campus Police Department is staffed 24-hours-a-day year-round.
MC Alert Emergency Notification System
Meredith College utilizes an emergency notification system known as MC Alert.The MC Alert system allows Meredith to convey time-sensitive information within minutes, through a single phone call. Meredith College can schedule, send and track personalized voicemail, email and text messages to students, faculty and staff.
Meredith has a campus-wide siren system that allows the College to issue warnings for incidents involving serious weather conditions or other safety/security issues. Persons hearing the siren should remain in a building or take cover in the nearest building. This system has both alarm and voice warning capability.
Campus Closings or Delays: In the event of inclement weather, decisions about closures or delays are made with the safety of all members of the Meredith community in mind, and announced as quickly as possible.
Included on this website are guidelines for what to do in case of the following emergency situations:
Ann Gleason, chair of Meredith’s Incident Response Team