The residence halls at the University of Colorado at Boulder are designed for a reasonable level of fire safety. The fire protection devices are all checked on a regular basis. There are fire safety instructions and procedures in effect in all halls which are designed to enhance safety and minimize the hazards of fire and smoke. It must be recognized that fires can still occur, that fire prevention is everyone's concern, and that the manner in which residents react in the event of a fire can mean the difference between life and death. For these reasons, the following information and is provided to you.
In order to comply with the Higher Education Opportunity Act and to better inform University of Colorado students, prospective students, and parents of how fires affect university residential facilities, the Fire- and Life-Safety Group (FLS) has compiled all required fire statistics and fire safety information for on-campus student housing facilities into the 2011 Annual Fire Safety Report.