The procedures described in this plan are approved and current. These procedures will be followed to the extent practicable for emergency situations occurring during any University activity or operation on campus. The Emergency Response Plan will be reviewed annually and updated accordingly.
Saginaw Valley State University is located in Kochville Township, in northern Saginaw County, at 7400 Bay Road, University Center, Michigan. The main campus is situated east of Bay Road (M-84), north of Pierce Road, and south of Freeland Road. Interstate I-75 is located about one mile east of the main campus. The university is a higher education institution, operating seven days a week. On a typical day, 5,000 - 8,000 people may be on the campus to work or attend class or other events.
The campus may be susceptible to floods, hazardous material incidents, transportation incidents, medical emergencies, fires, bomb threats, tornadoes and severe weather emergencies, technology-related disruptions, and acts of violence or terrorism. If a disaster were to occur on site, the primary concern would be to prevent injury to persons. Additional concerns include preventing damage to facilities, equipment, the environment, the surrounding community, supplies and critical systems.