UVU Floor Captain emergency kitBuilding Marshal/Floor Captain

The building marshal/floor captain program has been implemented here at Utah Valley University to help create a more safe and more prepared environment. The building marshal along with their floor captains volunteer to ensure that the buildings they work in can safely and efficiently evacuate when this needs to happen as well as maintaining an emergency preparedness kit.

Building Marshal Floor Captain Roles and Responsibilities:


What you should be familiar with: (prepare, plan, prevent)

  • Floor Maps
  • Assembly Points
  • Evacuation Devices
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Backpack
  • Employee List
  • Radio

Training/Drills/Exercises Opportunity for practice: (prepare, plan, prevent)

  • The Great Shakeout in April every year. Statewide Earthquake exercise.
  • Annual Fire Drill will be conducted by the Fire Marshal/EM/Safety.
  • Optional trainings are available: Schedule with EM (801-863-7977)
    • Active Shooter
    • Stop the Bleed
    • Bomb Threat
    • Basic First Aid
    • AED/CPR
    • Evacuation Devices
    • Fire Extinguishers

Communications from the University with employees during an emergency/disaster:

  • UVU Alert: Text messaging system
  • UVU App: Push notifications
  • iNotify: computers/monitors
  • Fire Alarm PA System: overheard alerts
  • UVU.Info Website: an independent website from uvu.edu where updates during emergencies will be located.
  • UVU Email system: regular email system
  • Radios: Main campus buildings have a radio they can use to communicate with facilities dispatch or police dispatch.

Emergency Phone Numbers:

  • Facilities Dispatch: 801-863-8130
  • UVU Police Department: 801-863-5555
  • Orem City Dispatch: 911