Notifications of tornado warnings for Saint Xavier University are received by local sirens and commercial radio and television. The Office of Public Safety will notify the Residence Life staff if a tornado warning has been issued. If a tornado warning has been issued, residents should seek protective shelter.
When you are informed of a tornado warning:
- Lock your door and proceed to the lower level of the building. Remain in the hallways to avoid rooms with large areas of glass (i.e. formal lounges).
- When in immediate danger, kneel flat, put head down and place hands on neck to protect your head from flying debris.
- Do not go outside.
- Do not return to your room until notified of "all clear."