Training Resources

Various campus training will be held throughout the year and will be posted as scheduled on this page.

  • COOP (Continuity of Operations) Training Sessions    TBA

  • Building Emergency Coordinator Training  (RUBEC)- Every Tuesday

  • ICS 100, 200, and 300 training as determened

  • New employee training-Safety and Security-TBD

  • Terrorism and Safety and Security (State required)

  • Emergency Operations Plan Review

  • Continuity of Operations Planning - RU Departments

  • Drill and Exercise Training - TBD


National Incident Management System (NIMS) Emergency Preparedness Training Notice

The Office of Emergency Preparedness will be conducting an ICS-100, Introduction to the Incident Command System for Higher Education, during Our Turn (see below) on May 8, 2013. For 2013 and 2014, this course will also be avalible online through FEMA.

This is a NIMS Department of Education compliance required course for higher education institution department supervisors, directors, and senior administration. The class is offered every semester with additional courses during the summer. The course completion certificate will also be forwarded to department heads for training credit. ICS-200, a companion National Incident Management System Department of Education compliance course for higher educational institutions, will also be offered this summer. A full summer schedule of ICS training courses, requirements, and schedules will be emailed the week after graduation.

The class will be a half-day certified training course taught by OEP’s Emergency Coordinator Todd Branscome. If you have any questions please contact Todd Branscome at 831-7155, You may log into the schedule and register for courses by visiting the Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, using your standard RU credentials.

Course Description
ICS 100.HE, Introduction to the Incident Command System for Higher Education, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training and how it would be used in the event of an emergency incident on the RU campus.  This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of ICS.  It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) as it applies to higher educational institutions. The course will also include discussions of the RU Emergency Operations Plan, RU Alert System, and training scheduled for 2012.