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About Department of Emergency Management

Emergency management team and volunteers in a mock emergency

The Department of Emergency Management is a Department under Public Safety at Cal Poly. We provide both emergency management and business continuity services to the campus community, including emergency planning, preparedness training, and hazard awareness.

Mission & Goals

DEM’s mission is to support our students, faculty, and staff to ensure that as a university we work together to build, sustain, and improve our capability to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate all hazards that may impact our campus.

Our goal is to develop, maintain, and sustain a campus-wide, comprehensive, all-hazard, risk based emergency management program that engages the whole community.


Department of Emergency Management

Building Locations

The Cal Poly Police Department is Building 36
The Emergency Operations Center is Building 74

Mailing Address

Department of Emergency Management Bldg #36
California Polytechnic State University

1 Grand Avenue
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0140