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Safety Awareness: Become a Building Captain or Floor Manager

February 12, 2020

The Department of Public Safety is seeking employee volunteers to become building captains and floor managers on the Webster Groves campus. This program helps foster an informed campus culture by providing safety education, awareness and training, including improving communication among occupants and with first responders in the event of an emergency or evacuation. To participate, volunteers need the approval of their supervisor and be able to commit to annual training by Public Safety.

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Campus Closures, Reopenings in Carolinas Following Hurricane Florence

September 18, 2018

Following the impact of Hurricane Florence over the weekend, several campuses in North Carolina and South Carolina have reopened, while a few others remain closed as part of safety precautions. Full details are posted on individual campus web pages. Click through for a list of scheduled reopenings and closures (both on-ground classes and WebNet+ classes hosted from these locations) as of noon today.

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Additional Details on Campus Closures in NC, SC due to Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018

Webster campuses in the Carolinas are currently closed as part of safety precautions and mandatory evacuation orders due to Hurricane Florence. Please note that all closures impact both on-ground classes and WebNet+ classes hosted from these locations. Full details, which are subject to change, are posted on individual campus web pages, which can be found by visiting the full list of Webster Campus Locations. However, to assist with fielding student questions and to ensure that our entire community is aware of all campuses currently impacted, please click through to review the current details. Further information regarding the campuses will be released via Webster Today as details they are known, as well as made available on the individual campus websites.

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President and Provost Message to the St. Louis community

September 08, 2017

The possible outcomes in the case of a St. Louis police officer charged with murder have many in our region on edge. No matter the case's outcome, we recognize the issues at stake impact the lives of many. We ask that members of our community consider these issues while continuing to treat each other with respect, empathy and understanding. Operationally, we are monitoring the situation and are prepared to make any decisions in the event response to the verdict disrupts access to our campuses.

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Public Safety

Parking on Lot K, G Restricted during Repertory Theatre Season

September 04, 2017

As a reminder for students, faculty and staff: Evening parking is restricted on Lots K and G during the Repertory Theatre season. The season begins on Sept. 6, when the Rep assumes control of those lots after 6 p.m. Faculty, staff and student vehicles parked there during the day must be removed from the lots by 6 p.m. or be subject to tickets and/or tow.

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Public Safety

New Version of Webster Alerts Launches This Week

August 01, 2017

Beginning today, community members will receive an e-mail announcing the updated version of Webster Alerts, with instructions on how to make sure you receive these alerts on your cell phone or another email address. Webster Alerts the primary messaging system for letting students, faculty and staff know when there is an emergency on or near campus, or to notify of campus closures caused by severe weather, power outages or other factors.

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Fire Suppression System Obstruction Testing

July 08, 2016

Beginning July 13, Greenland Fire Protection, accompanied by Officer David Heil, will be on campus to service the fire suppression system. The work will include checking and replacement of gauges and valves and checking lines for obstructions or corrosion. The work is scheduled to take place from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the dates and locations outlined in this post.

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