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6 of the 10 largest higher education institutions trust Everbridge to keep their campus safe

Creating a Safe Experience for Students and Faculty

Establishing a campus environment that is both open and safe for students and faculty and encourages community collaboration is a complex challenge. It can be difficult to know who is on campus and where they are at any given time. This information is vital during critical events to ensure the correct information is communicated quickly, easily and reliably to anyone impacted.  Campus-wide alerts about emergency situations, school closings and campus events keep the community informed while empowering students to become partners in their own security, whether they are on campus or off, or even studying overseas.



Contact Tracing Empowers Campuses to Reopen Safely

Everbridge empowers schools to reopen campuses and resume athletics. With Everbridge COVID-19 contact and proximity tracing technology institutions can assure parents, students, faculty and staff that the university is taking all steps necessary to protect its people. Leverage Everbridge’s COVID-19 Shield solution to:
  • Conduct daily surveys with students, faculty, and staff to assess their health status through symptom checks and provide evidence of verification
  • Gain a full assessment and understanding of campus risk factors through wellness checks
  • Proactively notify those who may have been exposed based on established proximity and duration thresholds with guidance
  • Provide assistance and relevant information for those that have tested positive
Manage and coordinate the return of students, faculty and staff to campus and establish enhanced levels of safety and operations through contact tracing and risk management with Everbridge.
Contact Tracing for Higher Ed

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Protecting K-12

Everbridge provides K-12 schools tools to protect their staff and students. Multimodal publishing options and message templates allow rapid distribution of messages, customized by audience (students, faculty, and parents).

Safety communications are enhanced through mobile panic buttons for staff. Mobile check-ins facilitate accountability during and after emergencies. Students can utilize anonymous tipping for “See Something, Say Something” strategies. Threat visualization helps establish a common operating picture across a district or state.

Drive after-action reporting for continuous improvement through automated data capture during incident response.

Higher Education

UCLA Campus Safety

“Everbridge’s proven platform is a crucial piece of our security strategy aimed at ensuring the safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors at all times.”

– Art Kirkland, Director, Office of Emergency Management

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Keeping RIT Safe

“Notifications can be sent when administrators are not at their desks (which is often). It’s easy for them to log in and send a message because the templates are available and all of the settings are default.”

– Lynn B. Daley, M.Sc., CEM®, Director of Business Continuity