From: Lisa Rendall <>
Date: October 29, 2012 11:05:14 AM EDT
To: pine_dorm <>
Subject: Weather Alert for Pine Street Residents
Greetings Pine Street Residents,
I’m writing with a heads up about Hurricane Sandy and how it may affect the residents of Pine Street Apartments. 
The small root systems of some of the pine trees surrounding Pine Street Apartments may not withstand winds of more than 50 mph.  In an overabundance of caution, we will evacuate Pine Street should the winds reach this level.
To generally prepare for the Hurricane, please do the following:

  • Move your car to the Farley Lot before 5:00pm today
  • Move your bicycle into your apartment before 5:00pm today
  • Consider staying with a friend tonight who lives in a different location on campus and if you do, please let me know ahead of time.   
  • Be aware that if you are unable to make other arrangements, Security may evacuate the apartments at any time of the day or night for your safety.

What will happen if we need to evacuate Pine Street Apartments:

  • Security will knock on your door and if no one answers they will enter and check all rooms and lock doors behind them.  If conditions are bad enough, this may be coordinated with other emergency services personnel.
  • You will be required to evacuate the apartment right away.  Be sure to lock doors behind you and take your phone, laptop, OneCard, and anything else you will need for the night and morning, as re-admittance will not be allowed until the storm subsides.
  • Security will let you into a vacant room on campus where you may stay the night.  You will not be given card access to that space as we anticipate it will just be a place to sleep for the night.
  • You will be notified via e-mail when you are permitted back into your Pine Street Apartment.  For anyone not in their apartment at the time of the Security evacuation, a flyer with instructions of who to contact and what to do will be left on the kitchen table.

Again, this evacuation plan will be set in motion out of an overabundance of caution for your safety.  I am writing to fully communicate in advance what our plan will be in the event the winds reach this level; not to cause you undue alarm.  If at any time during the storm you have questions, please contact Security at 725-3314.
Thanks for reading and here’s hoping the storm dies down before it reaches Brunswick.
Lisa Rendall