Preparedness Training Calendar

DEM provides a variety of general and hazard specific trainings upon request by campus organizations. Please see below for an overview of each of the trainings we offer. Feel free to email to schedule any of these trainings for your Cal Poly department, unit, or student group.

Personal Preparedness Training

Historically DEM has given this training at New Employee Orientations for both Cal Poly and Cal Poly Corporation staff. In this training, a member of our staff guides participants through four phases of preparedness: knowing your risks, knowing what to do, how to make an emergency supplies kit and emergency plan, and staying informed.

Earthquake Preparedness Training

For those interested in hazard-specific trainings, DEM is also able to offer an earthquake specific class on some basic information about earthquakes as well as preparedness and response actions to take in an earthquake.

Active Shooter Training

On Cal Poly’s campus, the Cal Poly Police Department schedules regular active shooter trainings given at the University Union and other venues. To schedule an active shooter training, please email