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Safety & Security Policies
and Procedures Manual

Emergency Exit / Safety Feature Maps

Each Wayne State University Library Building is equipped with safety features such as fire exits, extinguishers and alarm pulls. Additionally, other equipment, such as campus phones may be available in case of emergency. The following maps detail the location of safety features for the Wayne State University Library System.

  • Not Yet Available
  • Oakland Center Library
  • Shiffman Medical Library and Learning Resource Centers

Wayne State University Police Department
Emergency Phone Number


  • Restroom Rest Rooms
  • Tornado Shelter Tornado Shelter
  • Stairwell (Area of Refuge) Stairwell (Area of Refuge)
  • Outside Assembly Area Outside Assembly Area
  • To Outside (Exit) To Outside (Exit)
  • Fire Alarm Pull Box Fire Alarm Pull Box
  • Fire Extinguisher Fire Extinguisher

Emergency Guidelines

  1. Familiarize yourself with all Exit locations.
  2. Evacuate the building when the Fire Alarm is activated and proceed to the Outside Assembly Area.
  3. In case of fire, DO NOT use the elevators.
  4. In the event of severe weather warning, proceed to a desginated Tornado Shelter Area, Restroom or Basement as necessary or instructed to do so by Management.