While the likelihood of a shooter on campus is remote, it is best to be prepared for any situation. Active shooter situations are unpredictable, evolve quickly, and are often over in 10 to 15 minutes. Before law enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both mentally and physically to deal with an active shooter situation.
Quickly determine the most reasonable way to protect your own
life. Students are encouraged to follow the lead of instructors
during critical incidents prior to the arrival of the University
If there is an accessible escape path, attempt to evacuate the premises. Be sure to:
If evacuation is not possible, find a place to hide where the active shooter is less likely to find you.
Your hiding place should:
To prevent an active shooter from entering your hiding place:
If an active shooter is nearby:
If evacuation and hiding out are not possible:
As a last resort, and only when your life is in imminent danger, attempt to disrupt and/or incapacitate the active shooter by:
Presentations are available by the University Police.
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