Fire Safety Policy
(1) Partial Sprinkler system is defined as having sprinklers in the common areas only
(2) Full Sprinkler system is defined as having sprinklers in both common areas and individual rooms
*Martin Hall is closed no students live in the resident hall (N/A=Not Applicable)
Most rooms are equipped with a microfridge combination. Hot plates or other cooking appliances are not allowed in the residence halls. The only other appliances permitted are:
Smoking and open flames are not allowed inside residence halls on campus.
The fire alarm alerts community members of a potential hazard, and community members are required to heed their warning and evacuate a building immediately upon hearing a fire alarm in a facility. Use the nearest stairwell and/or exit to leave the building immediately. Community members should familiarize themselves with the exits in each building. When a fire alarm is activated, the elevators in most buildings will stop automatically. Occupants should use the stairs to evacuate the building. Each elevator is equipped with an emergency telephone button in the event that a resident is trapped in an elevator. All emergency phones in elevators ring directly to the Lincoln University Police Department.
In the event of a fire, residence hall occupants are expected to do the following:
If an occupant is trapped in a residence hall:
See “In Case of Fire” on EHS page for information fire in labs
LUPD provides handouts for fire safety available to all students living in residence halls and rules regarding fire safety are listed in the LU Student Handbook. Resident assistants (RA)’s also provide information on fire safety in each dormitory, and a copy of Emergency Response Procedures is placed inside of each door room. Currently Lincoln University Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) provided Fire Safety Training as part of the annual OSHA training modules for the University. This training is available to all employees of the University.
Per federal law, Lincoln University is required to annually disclose statistical data on all fires that occur in on-campus student housing facilities. Listed below are the non-emergency numbers to call to report fires that have already been extinguished in on-campus student housing. These are fires to be reported, if it is unclear that the Lincoln University Police Department has already been notified. In the event of such a fire, individuals are asked to contact the following with information about the location, date, time and cause of the fire:
Lincoln University Police Department (573) 681-5555
Housing & Residential Life Office (573) 681-5478 & Housing & Residential Life Staff Contact Info
No plans noted at this time.