Current University Advisories


For all EMERGENCY CALLS dial 9-1-1


Contact Us

Sharlene Sookhoo, Director

Melonie Carmichael, Coordinator

Michael Denier, Tech. Paraprofessional

Campus Operations 

Building (69) Boca Raton Campus

Phone: 561-297-4587

       or 561-297-2894

Fax: 561-297-3477



Public Safety

Department of Emergency Management

The Department of Emergency Management (DEM) is a part of the Division of Administrative Affairs.


Our mission is to coordinate and facilitate Florida Atlantic University’s emergency preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation activities to protect our students, faculty, staff, resources and infrastructure in order to maintain or restore University operations. This is achieved through building, sustaining and improving individual, unit and university readiness and resilience.



Severe Weather Awareness Week: January 22 - 26, 2018


Florida's Department of Emergency Management in conjunction with the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has declared the week as Severe Weather Awareness Week. Each day of the week focuses on a different weather hazard that affects Floridians. 

This year's schedule is as follows along with links containing additional information: 

Monday, January 22:  Lightning Awareness Day

Tuesday, January 23:  Marine Hazards and Rip Currents Awareness Day

Wednesday, January 24: Tornado and Thunderstorm Awareness Day

Thursday, January 25:  Hurricane and Flooding Awareness Day

Friday, January 26: Temperature Extremes and Wildfire Awareness Day


At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24, the National Weather Service, Miami will conduct a tornado drill. 

Check out the 2018 Florida Severe Weather Awareness Guide here





 Check out our new FAU Alert video!


 Last Modified 1/19/18