MCB 151
Molecular and Cellular Basis of Life Laboratory
School of Molecular and Cellular Biology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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  • The University police have created a handout for guidelines during an emergency. It is available here.

    Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time, so it’s important that we take a minute to prepare for a situation in which our safety could depend on our ability to react quickly. Take a moment to learn the different ways to leave Burrill Hall. If there’s ever a fire alarm or something like that, you’ll know how to get out and you’ll be able to help others get out. Next, figure out the best place to go in case of severe weather – we’ll need to go to a lowest-level, away from windows. And finally, if there’s ever someone trying to hurt us, our best option is to run out of the building. If we cannot do that safely, we’ll want to hide somewhere we can’t be seen, and we’ll have to lock or barricade the door if possible and be as quiet as we can. We will not leave that safe area until we get an Illini-Alert confirming that it’s safe to do so. If we can’t run or hide, we’ll fight back with whatever we can get our hands on. Remember you can sign up for emergency text messages.

  • The staff members supporting MCB 151 are more than happy to assist students in whatever ways that we can. As a student, please remember that when you email a staff member, it's important to include all pertinent information so that we can assist you in the most efficient and effective manner possible. This information includes:
    • Name
    • NetID (the first part of your email account)
    • UIN (9 digit number that you use to register for classes)
    • The course that you're concerned about (the staff members often work with multiple courses)
    • Your section letter/number
    • The previous email "thread" or previous communicated information pertinent to the situation
    • Lastly, please use your (or account. Messages from gmail, hotmail, etc. are often not received and will generally not be acknowledged or replied to.

Your cooperation will help us respond much more quickly to your concerns. Thank you!