Campus community emergency response team training is available for faculty, staff, and students who would like to learn skills to keep themselves and their families and community members safe in an emergency, according to Jeff Rook, public safety. Volunteers are trained by the University CCERT trainers and Portland Fire and Rescue to provide emergency disaster assistance within the campus and immediate surrounding neighborhood. CCERT classes are offered at no cost to people who live or work at the University of Portland. To join the UP CCERT program, participants attend a total of 8 classes of hands-on training. Classes are at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, starting February 5, in Buckley Center room 310. For more information and registration go to http://upccert.eventbrite.com/. Contact Jeff Rook for more details or questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.