What is CERV?
CERV (Campus Emergency Response Volunteers) is a volunteer program that was first established in 2019. CERV is open to all students, faculty, and staff and offers training throughout the year that can support campus public safety initiatives and response efforts.
What does CERV do?
Sheltering training is taught by instructors from the American Red Cross
Stop the Bleed
Stop the Bleed training is taught by certified instructors from FSU's Medical Response Unit (MRU)
Mental Health First Aid
Mental Health First Aid training is taught by FSU Counseling and Psychological Services
Active Shooter Training
Active Shooter Training is taught by Crime Prevention Officers from FSUPD
Severe Weather Awareness
SKYWARN training is taught by meteorologists from the National Weather Service (NWS)
Search & Rescue
CERV members may receive search & rescue (SAR) training from local partners and participate in SAR efforts
Drill & Exercise Support
CERV members may be requested to serve in support roles during drills and exercises
How do I join?
We continue to strive to add more members. Join our Canvas page if you're interested in joining CERV.
Canvas is the primary tool we use to communicate with members about upcoming trainings and deployments.