Emergency Procedures

The purpose of this emergency plan is to indicate to building occupants the actions that must be taken to prepare for and respond to emergency situations that may occur at the University of Michigan-Flint. 

See additional information and procedures on Campus Emergency Alerts and Campus Emergency Procedures.

Inclement Weather

The Department of Public Safety is alerted to potential severe or inclement weather a NOAA weather receiver, local police 911 dispatch and/or local news services. Upon receiving this information, notification is made to the university community in various ways.

See additional information and procedures on Inclement Weather.

University Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Policy

The University of Michigan-Flint, is committed to providing a safe, healthy learning community for all its members. The university recognizes that the improper and excessive use of alcohol and other drugs may interfere with the university's mission by negatively affecting the health and safety of students, faculty and staff. Problems such as vandalism, assault, harassment, and disruption of sleep and study space increase in relation to misuse. It is due to the harm caused by excessive and illegal use that the university has a vested interest in establishing polices to prohibit unlawful behavior, and sanctions to address policy violations by members of the UM-Flint community.

See additional information on the University Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Policy.

University Discrimination and Harassment Policy

It is the policy of the University of Michigan to maintain an academic and work environment free of discrimination and harassment for all students, faculty, and staff. Discrimination and harassment are contrary to the standards of the University community. They diminish individual dignity and impede educational opportunities, equal access to freedom of academic inquiry, and equal employment. Discrimination and harassment are barriers to fulfilling the University’s scholarly, research, educational, patient care, and service missions. Discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight or veteran’s status as set forth in Regents’ Bylaw 14.06 and/or the Nondiscrimination Policy Notice will not be tolerated at the University of Michigan.

See additional Information on the University Discrimination and Harassment Policy HERE.

Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct Umbrella Policy

The university’s new umbrella policy for addressing sexual and gender-based misconduct applies to students, faculty, staff and third parties on the Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. The policy is effective August 14, 2020.

The policy, SPG and procedures were developed by a team — consisting of representatives from all three U-M campuses, including Michigan Medicine — and informed by the recommendations of an external review of existing campus sexual and gender-based misconduct policies and procedures, the study of more than 20 policies at peer institutions, and federal guidance.

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University Possession of Weapons On Campus Policy

Except as otherwise provided below, no person shall possess any firearms, dangerous weapons or dangerous knives on campus or at any UM-Flint sponsored event or activity, including any leased space as may be permitted by state law. Click here regarding adoption Regents’ Weapons Ordinance.

See additional information on the University Possession of Weapons On Campus Policy.