Disaster Recovery Contract for Services Activation

Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to state the campus’ commitment to safety and recovery when conditions arise that constitute an emergency and/or disaster.

Scope

This policy applies to all members of the campus community.

Authority

The campus Executive Director of Public Safety or designee is assigned responsibility for implementing and maintaining this policy.

Policy

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is committed to a safe and nonviolent environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors. If a condition arises that constitutes an emergency and/or disaster, the campus will utilize any/all resources available to mitigate the situation as efficiently and safely as possible. All applicable components of the Campus Emergency Operations Plan will be utilized to assist campus owned and/or leased spaces affected by the emergency and/or disaster.

Definitions

  • Campus Emergency Operations Plan (CEOP)

    The written plan of a higher education institution describing the organization, mission and functions of the higher education institution and supporting services for responding to and recovering from disasters/emergencies and for violence prevention.

  • Disaster

    An occurrence or threat of widespread or severe damage, injury or loss of life or property resulting from any natural or technological cause, including but not limited to fire, flood, earthquake, wind, storm, hazardous materials spill or other water contamination requiring emergency action to avert danger or damage, epidemic, air contamination, blight, extended periods of severe and inclement weather, drought, infestation, critical shortages of essential fuels and energy, explosion, riot, hostile military or paramilitary action, or acts of domestic terrorism [20 ILCS 3305/4].

  • Emergency

    A sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action.

Processes/Procedures/Guidelines

In service of its commitment to the welfare, health and safety of all those in its campus community, the campus has a contractual agreement to retain the services of a preferred provider for disaster recovery services. Campus schools, departments, units and colleges shall contact Facilities & Services ((217) 333-0340) during normal business hours (8:00 am to 4:30 pm) or the Division of Public Safety ((217) 333-1216) after normal business hours (4:30 pm to 8:00 am) to facilitate any required services.

The University Office of Risk Management purchases property insurance coverage for campus buildings and select contents. The University Office of Risk Management shall be notified ((217) 333-3113) in all cases when the Disaster Recovery Contract for Services is activated by either the affected campus school, department, unit or college, or by Facilities & Services.

All accounting associated with the disaster recovery effort shall be shared responsibility of the affected campus school, department, unit or college and the disaster recovery service provider.

Contact

Executive Director of Public Safety (dpscomments@illinois.edu)