American University encourages our community members to personally prepare and plan for emergencies. Below are campus, local, and national resources to help you prepare, plan, and stay informed for emergencies.
National Preparedness Resources
DC Preparedness Resources
- District of Columbia Emergency Preparedness website
- WAMU Radio (used to broadcast emergency messages)
- WTOP Radio (used to broadcast emergency messages)
We encourage you to:
Check your AU Alert settings to ensure you receive alerts in an emergency
Learn about staying safe on and off campus on the University Police Website
Consider working from home. Visit Technology Tools for Working Remotely to learn more.
Fill out the preparedness checklist
Use other campus resources to prepared if needed, such as those provided by the Academic Support and Access Center