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Ebola Virus Disease information for the Virginia Tech community

Due to the ongoing EVD crisis, Virginia Tech has imposed a travel restriction to CDC Warning Level 3 countries. Get more information.

Announcement: OEM has a new location!

In addition to our space in the Vice President of Administrative Services' Burruss Suite, the Office of Emergency Management is now located in the new Public Safety Building (previously Southgate Center). PSB now houses both the Office of Emergency Management and the Virginia Tech Police Department. It is located behind Lane Stadium, near Fleet Services. Walk through the main entrance, continue through the double doors straight ahead, and down the hallway. OEM will be on your left in suite 148.

Office of Emergency Management
Public Safety Building, 148, Virginia Tech
330 Sterrett Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Office of Emergency Management
Burruss Hall, 248, Virginia Tech
800 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

The mission of the Office of Emergency Management

To instill a culture of preparedness by building, sustaining, and improving: individual preparedness, departmental readiness, and University resiliency.

    What To Do in an Emergency

What to do in an emergency

Learn who to call, where to go, and what to do in case an emergency occurs. Also, see our list of comprehensive what-to-do guides on specific emergencies.

    Prepare For an Emergency

How to prepare

Emergency Preparedness is every Hokie's responsibility! Learn what you can do to be better prepared to help your community and yourself.

    Plans Portal

Departmental emergency plans

Go to the Emergency Management Plans Portal to update your departmental plans.

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Sign up for VT Alerts

VT Alerts is Virginia Tech's Emergency Notification System (ENS). In a campus emergency, Virginia Tech will use several information delivery methods to reach you. Sign up for VT Alerts!

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OEM news and events

Stay up-to-date on office news and events.


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