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Active Shooter

Active Shooter Training will be held in USU room 101 from 12-12:50 pm on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, February 4, 2020
  • Tuesday, March 3, 2020
  • Thursday, April 9, 2020
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2020

This training is open to ALL students, faculty and staff. We look forward to seeing you there.


In the case of an active shooter incident on campus, remember these quick words of advice:

Run | Hide | Fight 


  • Assume it’s gunfire and get out
  • Do not attempt to confirm if it is an active shooter


  • If you cannot safely run,  Hide
    • All campus classrooms are considered safe rooms, they all lock from the inside of the classroom.
    • Lockdown and Shelter in place, move quickly to a safe room ,
      • Lock and barricade all entrances (try to be as quiet as possible if you decide to barricade)
      • Close the blinds
      • Turn off lights and
      • Silence cell phones – keep them on for updates and All Clear notice
      • Wait for All Clear


  • As a last resort and only when your life is in danger, you may choose to attempt to disrupt and/or incapacitate the active shooter:
    • Acting as aggressively as possible against the assailant.
    • Throwing items and improvising weapons
    • Commit to your actions and follow through 

Emergency Alert

  • If you receive an Emergency Notification but you are not hearing gun fire or see an assailant, move to your safe room, lockdown and shelter in place


  • Identify:
    • Exit routes
    • How to secure room
    • Best places to hide (Behind heavy objects etc)
    • Items that can be used to defend oneself