Functional and Access Needs - Planning for an Emergency

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  • Contact the Disabled Students Program (DSP) (510-643-6456) to create an individualized emergency plan
  • Know your building's exit routes, stairways, Designated Waiting Areas, Emergency Assembly Areas, and elevators
  • Create a list of your care needs; share it with roommates or friends
  • Carry a whistle if you have difficulty speaking loudly
  • If you are dependent on electric life-sustaining equipment, plan for alternate sources of power
  • Review DSP’s emergency procedures; for an in-depth guide, watch this video.