Being #CUReady

Experiencing an emergency is a matter of “when” rather than “if”. Being prepared and ready will provide some stability and control during a chaotic situation.

There are four vital components to be #CUReady:

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Awareness Weeks

Join us semi-annually, in May and October, for Business Continuity Awareness Week, Emergency Preparedness Week, and Fire Prevention Week, where you can find us online and offline (at various locations across campus) talking preparedness, planning, and emergencies with the Carleton community.

Emergency Preparedness Week 2023

Emergency Preparedness Week 2022

Preparedness Resources

Get tips, hints, and links to more preparedness information at:

City of Ottawa – Preparedness

Emergency Management Ontario – Be Prepared For An Emergency

Public Safety Canada’s Get Prepared

Campus Resources

Wondering what to do before, during, or after specific types of emergencies? Familiarize yourself with Carleton’s Emergency Procedures, which can be accessed through the Emergency Management website, Carleton Mobile app, Carleton 360 (log in through the Current Students website), and found posted in various classrooms and residence settings across campus.

There are also various supports and services available for the Carleton community:

Campus Safety Services
Emergency Assistance: 613-520-4444
Non-Emergency Assistance: 613-520-3612

Environmental Health and Safety
Phone: 613-520-2600 x 3000

Health and Counselling Services
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 613-520-6674

Carleton University Student Emergency Response Team (CUSERT)
* For emergency response, please contact Campus Safety Services at 613-520-4444

Consider taking part in emergency preparedness training throughout the year. If you have any additional questions about preparedness for the Emergency Management & Continuity of Operations team, please contact us at

In case of an emergency, call Campus Safety Services at 613-520-4444 or 4444 from a university phone.

#CUReady Posts

Join the Conversation

Follow the conversation on social media and join in on the #CUReady conversation. We will be contributing to #CUReady through Carleton University accounts by sharing preparedness tips, information, and resources throughout the year.

Please note: Social media is NOT a reporting tool and accounts are not monitored 24/7.