Office of Emergency Management

  • UMB’s Bratt Appointed to Governor’s Emergency Management Advisory Council

    Named by Gov. Hogan, executive director of emergency management becomes first from a university to serve on this statewide council.

  • Emergency Managers Conference


    UMB Emergency Managers shared lessons learned with counterparts from universities and colleges across the nation (November 2019)


  • Incident Management Team

    UMB Emergency Managers sharpening their skills with colleagues from across Maryland (December 2019)

  • Fall Festival 2018

    Emergency preparedness and response organizations from around the Baltimore region participate in the 2018 UMB Fall Festival. (September 2018)

  • UMB Police Attend Stop The Bleed Training

    UMB Police Department officers attended Stop the Bleed training offered by Dr. Hebeeba Park of the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and Andrew Nauman of the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems. (November 2018)

  • BCFD Attends UMB Campus Orientation

    UMB Fire Marshal Andrew Roberts hosts a campus orientation seminar for the Baltimore City Fire Department. (November 2018)

About Us

Mission Statement 

To excel as a comprehensive emergency management program by enhancing partnerships and coordinating activities necessary to mitigate and prevent against; prepare for; respond to; and recover from natural, human‐caused, and technological emergencies and disasters.

Vision Statement 

A disaster‐resilient university that serves the institution and greater community as a public good.

Strategic Objectives 

-Protect UMB
-Create a Culture of Resilience
-Help Others