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Office of Risk Management

Emergency Guidelines

LockdownLockdown

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.

EvacuateEvacuate

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, keys, and valuables with you.

Proceed to assembly area outside.

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

Seek ShelterShelter

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.