Office of Insurance, Loss Control & Claims
Fire Reporting System
I. All Indiana University Campuses, Housing Fire Safety Systems - Click here to link to the Housing Information Web Site.
II. Number of Fire Drills
One fire drill per semester per housing unit. Not less than 158 drills per year.
III. Fire Safety Policies
In order to minimize the potential for fires at university student housing facilities, the following items are prohibited:
Special events, inside or out, may require an Entertainment Permit from the Homeland Security Office before approval to hold the event is granted by the university. This procedure is posted at the Entertainment Permit Web Site.
Inspections are made of student housing to encourage fire safety.
IV. Procedures for Student Evacuation
Indiana University policy includes posting of EMERGENCY EVACUATION signage in prominent locations in all buildings including a ࣨYou Are Hereࣩ drawing of the building.
V. Fire Safety Training for Students, Faculty and Staff
Training on evacuation procedures is provided at student orientation and reinforced throughout the year by Resident Assistants. The Office of Insurance, Loss Control & Claims also provides training in large group situations covering the operation of portable fire extinguishers, alarms systems and sprinkler systems.
VI. To Whom A Fire Should Be Reported
VII. Future Improvements in Fire Safety
The addition of NFPA 13 compliant fire suppression systems throughout all of housing is one of our goals and the systems are added as buildings are renovated.
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