Emergency Management

KNOW WHAT TO DO - in an Emergency


LOCKDOWN


WHEN: YOU WILL RECEIVE THIS NOTICE IF THERE IS AN ACTIVE SHOOTER OR OTHER VIOLENCE ON CAMPUS

ACTIONS:

Depending on the situation: run away, or hide where you are, under furniture; lock or barricade doors; turn out lights; remain quiet. As a last resort fight to defend yourself.

Call 911 if you have information for the police.

Warn others if possible.

Wait for official notice to resume normal activities. 

EVACUATE


WHEN: YOU WILL RECEIVE THIS NOTICE IF THERE IS DANGER INSIDE OR NEAR THE BUILDING

ACTIONS:

Leave the building - do not use elevators.

Assist the disabled.

Take your cell phone and valuables with you.

Proceed to assembly area outside.

Wait for official notice before attempting to re-enter the building.

SEEK SHELTER


WHEN: OUTDOOR SIRENS SIGNAL SEVERE WEATHER OR AN ENVIRONMENTAL DANGER OUTSIDE

ACTIONS: 

Seek shelter inside a building and remain there.

Go to the lowest level of the building, stay in interior hallways, away from glass doors and windows.

Monitor TV or website news, if possible.

Wait for official notice to resume normal activities.

 

    INFORMATION AND CLOSINGS
    smu.edu or 214-SMU-INFO (768-4636)

    ON-CAMPUS EMERGENCY
    Call SMU Police: 911

    ON-CAMPUS NON-EMERGENCY
    Call SMU Police: 214-768-3333

    YOUR CONTACT INFO
    Can we reach you in an emergency? Update your contact information in your Access account