Carnegie Mellon University

Learn more about the safety education and resources available to CMU faculty, staff and students.

Training and Education

A variety of in-depth eduational training sessions are offered to our campus community covering personal safety, workplace saftey and safety compliance. Many sessions are available online, and some are conducted in a live classroom setting. Select a topic in the Available Trainings list on this page to find out more about each offering.

Several short, informational videos are also available below for those needing just a quick overview of important safety areas.

How to Respond to an Active Shooter

What Does "Shelter in Place" Mean?

Types of Emergency Communications

Safety Updates: Types of Campus Alerts

Safety Alerts highlight recent unusual actitivity occuring within one mile of the Pittsburgh campus. They are emailed to CMU-ers and posted to the police website for general awareness.
Crime Alerts detail criminal actitivity that has occured on our main campus. These alerts are also emailed to CMU-ers and posted to the police website.

CMU-Alerts provide timely, urgent updates on active emergencies with a direct impact on our campus. The alerts are sent to the CMU community via phone call, text and email, and are also posted on the CMU-Alert webpage.

VIDEO: What is a CMU-Alert?