Jeffrey…Interestingly, I also received a similar instructional email. I found it to be succinct, and in true NYU form, exceedingly user friendly:

“If, while in any campus structure, you smell smoke, feel excessive heat from burning debris, hear blood curdling shrieks, and/or see general mayhem around you, the New York University Dept. of Campus Security recommends you immediately employ the following emergency response precautionary measure:

Get the fuck out. Fast.”