Lockdown Procedures

What to do when you hear:

initiate lockdown!”

  • Go to the nearest classroom or safe place
  • Help students who have disabilities
  • Close and lock the door
  • Move away from windows
  • Use furniture as added protection
  • Turn off the lights
  • Turn off your cell phone
  • Stay where you are and keep quiet
  • Ignore any knocks on the door
  • The instructor will take attendance
  • Do not leave the room until you are instructed otherwise

When the lockdown is over, you will hear:

“Attention—lockdown has been terminated.
I repeat—lockdown has been terminated!”

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