Health and Safety Resources

For all emergency situations, always call 911.

Campus emergencies

To receive text messages about emergencies on or near campus, sign up for the Miami Emergency Notification System. Emails are already in the system.

Support for Students of Concern

Students in distress

 For urgent situations, including concerns about a missing student, call MUPD (513-529-2222)

*When in doubt, call MUPD (513-529-2222)

Classroom disruptions

*When in doubt, call MUPD (513-529-2222)

Support for Student Illnesses and Absences

Faculty Notifications

The Dean of Students Office does not excuse student absences from class. However, our office can verify absences and will notify faculty in cases where a student is hospitalized or experiences a death in the immediate family (grandparent, parent or sibling). Notices about ill students will be distributed by the Student Health Services if it determines a notification is warranted (513-529-3000).

Student personal emergencies

The Dean of Students Office recognizes that students will occasionally face personal crises (other than hospitalization or a family member’s death) that may result in class absences.  Our office does not attempt to verify the details of these personal emergencies and generally does not send out faculty notifications in these situations.  Instead, we encourage students to work directly with their instructors, as we trust the expert judgment of Miami faculty to make any warranted exceptions.

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