A danger inside or near the building.
LEAVE the building, don't use elevators
ASSIST the disabled
TAKE valuables and cell phone with you
PROCEED to assembly area outside
There is an active shooter or other violence on campus.
HIDE under furniture, turn out lights, close blinds and barricade or lock doors
SPREAD OUT on the floor, stay away from windows
WARN others: Call 911
Wait for “all clear” by police
SHELTER IN PLACE
A danger outside or a warning siren has been sounded.
SEEK refuge inside a building and remain there
TURN off ventilation systems
KEEP tuned to media, if possible
WAIT for “all clear” from campus officials
In case of emergency, SMU will attempt to communicate with you in a number of ways including:
- Office and cell phones
- Public address systems
- SMU web site
- Text messages
- Civil defense sirens
- Hand-held radios
- Local news media
For emergencies, CALL 911.
Update your emergency contact information at access.smu.edu.
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