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Framingham State University Police Department
McCarthy Center (Access off Church Street)
100 State Street
P.O. Box 9101
Framingham, MA 01701-9101

Phone: 508-626-4911
Fax: 508-626-4899
TTY: 508-626-4008

When the ground begins shaking, everyone should take the following protective action:

Drop - Cover - Hold.


  1. Drop by taking cover under a nearby desk or table.
  2. Cover eyes by leaning face against the arm.
  3. Hold onto the table legs or the side of the desk.
  4. Remain in this position until the ground stops shaking.


  1. Move away from buildings, power lines, masonry walls, and other items that may fall on you.
  2. Take the drop position or sit down.

Safety procedures after event:

Evacuate the building if it is determined to be necessary. Go to the predetermined emergency evacuation area.

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101


Phone: 508-620-1220