A shelter-in-place condition occurs when the outside environment is not safe to enter due to a threat from a human perpetrator, possibly an active shooter / hostile intruder or some other condition, such as a a severe weather system that makes it unsafe and requires you to shelter-in-place.
All people on campus must remain inside and be prepared to stay inside until the outside area is determined to be safe.
No matter how physically or emotionally uncomfortable you may become, you must not open a door or window. This may jeopardize the lives of everyone!
YOU WILL BE ALERTED AND RECEIVE INFORMATION VIA ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:
- Rider Alert and/or email
- Public Safety personnel
- Emergency response personnel
- University officials will be in contact with news media and will keep campus personnel informed.
- If possible, keep non-perishable food and water in your office or workspace.
- Have additional prescription medications available.
- Keep a battery-powered radio on hand.
- Keep a flashlight with fresh batteries near your desk.
- Keep a cell phone charger at work.
- Consult with your family to develop an emergency response plan so everyone knows what to do in the event of a major crisis.