Fire Safety

The University of Richmond's fire safety guidelines and policies are intended to ensure the safety of University faculty, staff, and students. Refer to guidelines on specific topics or contact fire safety specialist Michael Bowles at 287-6886 or at

The Fire Safety Policy is meant to maintain a safe living environment for students residing in University housing. Download a copy of the policy in full, or refer to the university housing fire safety section for information on regulations and inspections.

We recommended that members of the University community familiarize themselves with building evacuation procedures, proper fire extinguisher use, guidelines for using space heaters in workspaces, and Holiday Decorating Guidelines.