News Category: campus-safety

Employee roles, support during university’s online model

Avoid in-person meetings illustration
March 17, 2020

Darrell Bazzell updates FAS staff on our role within the university's new online model.

FAS operations: week of March 16

Virus Rendering
March 15, 2020

As you saw in President Fenves’ message to campus, the university's most immediate efforts are focused on three areas.

COVID-19 resources, information for staff

Virus Rendering
March 13, 2020

While we have been preparing for COVID-19 (coronavirus) to reach our campus community for many weeks, today’s news from President Fenves further prioritizes those efforts. The virus is a concern for all of us, both personally and as it relates to our work on behalf of the university.

FAS, university CLOSED TODAY

Virus Rendering
March 13, 2020

UT Austin will be closing operations and cancelling classes today, Friday, March 13.

Campus business during change in university instruction, operations

Virus Rendering
March 12, 2020

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Darrell Bazzell updates university staff on changes in instruction and operations in response to COVID-19.

Know your sources for severe weather information

UT Ready Logo
March 9, 2020

Inclement weather can have a wide range of impacts on the UT Austin campus and its community. Since severe weather has the highest probability of all natural threats to the Forty Acres, Campus Safety and its security partners prepare for seasonal inclement weather year-round.   

COVID-19 Update (Staff)

Virus Rendering
March 8, 2020

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Darrell Bazzell updates university staff on coronavirus planning and prevention.

FAS playing key role in monitoring and preparing for coronavirus

Virus Rendering
March 5, 2020

In a message to Financial and Administrative Services (FAS) employees regarding the new coronavirus, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Darrell Bazzell stated that while the threat to Austin is deemed low by public health officials at this time, the university is exercising due diligence.

Best practices driving Emergency Operations Center move

EOC operating in their current space
Feb. 24, 2020

Before the start of the fall 2021 semester, the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will have a new home in the East Campus Garage (ECG). The move will be part of a larger project to plan, design and construct a consolidated space for the EOC and the Campus Safety portfolio.

Showing the way, with safety in mind

campus signage
Nov. 13, 2019

Campus Safety and Project Management and Construction Services (PMCS) are working together on projects that use wayfinding concepts to help make people feel safe and find locations easily. Four projects supporting campus navigation are currently in the works, with expected completion dates of February 2020. Once in place, wayfinding signage will support a reassuring sense of direction to people on main campus and the J.J. Pickle Research Campus (PRC).