The Welcome Desk: is on duty 24 hours a day / 7 days a week; contacts members of the College’s Emergency Response Team; and coordinates with U of T Campus Police and other emergency services, as required.
Trinity College generally follows the University of Toronto’s decisions with respect to the cancellation of classes and/or university closure due to adverse weather. You can check the U of T Campus Status website at www.utoronto.ca/campus-status. Any notice regarding closure of the College will come from the Trinity’s Provost’s Office.
When the fire alarm sounds:
Movement in and out of a building is restricted. Do not leave the building for any reason. Additional instructions will be sent in these situations. Move to a secure location immediately (stay out of hallways, washrooms & common areas).
All movement in and out of a building is restricted. Do not leave the building for any reason. Additional instructions will be sent in these situations.
Likely initiated by Toronto Police Service or another emergency agency. Movement in and out of a building is restricted. Additional instructions will be sent in these situations.
Locations for First Aid Stations (FAS) & Automated External Defibrillators (AED)
Trinity College’s Provost, or designate:
Trinity’s Emergency Response Team and other designated staff have specific operational roles during an emergency.
How: Emergency notification is normally sent by email to affected members of the Trinity community. Some staff may be notified by 2-way radio, phone and/or in-person.
When: Notifications may be sent directly from the College or in follow-up and/or in coordination with a UTAlert notification. U of T students and some Trinity faculty & staff may receive UTAlerts directly from the University. UTAlert sends you urgent messages by text, phone & email: you can add or update your information at alert.utoronto.ca.
Closure: Any notice regarding closure of Trinity College or any of its buildings will come from the College’s Provost’s Office.
Directions: Specific directions for Trinity students, faculty & staff and/or building-specific instructions will be sent as confirmed information becomes available.