1. Discuss emergency preparedness at staff meetings and orientations. Promote the Safe NYU app to students, colleagues and faculty.
2. Encourage personal preparedness, following guidance readily available from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the American Red Cross, and New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM).
3. Back up teaching and research materials electronically. Have a continuity plan in place for classes and laboratory.
4. Establish evacuation meeting places and check-in protocols for your department or unit. Review evacuation routes with students at the start of each semester.