The following information covers all Boston Campus residence halls.

Students with a disability and/or those who may need additional assistance should follow the procedures outlined in Section 1.2.4


When a fire alarm device is activated, audible fire alarm horns will sound and visible fire alarm strobe lights will flash. This signals the report of an emergency. An automated communication message will sound over the PA system. Listen to the message and follow the instructions. 

No occupant, student or staff member is permitted to re-enter the building until the Boston Fire Department or Suffolk University Police give the okay. Only individuals with emergency duties may enter the building prior to the "all clear" being given.

Do not use the elevators to exit the building.


The Resident Assistants assigned to each floor will be the Floor Wardens in the residence halls. Floor Wardens are trained in the building layout, the various primary and secondary escape routes, and evacuation procedures.

Following an emergency, it is imperative to account for all individuals that may have been in the building. It is important for individuals that have exited the building to gather at the assembly point (Section 5.0) and remain until they have been accounted for by the appropriate person in charge. The following outlines the responsibilities for accounting for individuals: 


Reviewed byDate
Incident Support Team8/19/2015