A lockdown may be instructed or necessary during situations such as the presence of a hostile or armed intruder on campus or in close proximity to campus. A lockdown requires locking doors, windows, and barricading oneself to block entry to a campus facility, a classroom, or to an office until further information is received from UTA PD.
- Go to the closest room, close the door and lock if possible. Blockade door with furniture or heavy items.
- Close windows, blinds, and turn off lights.
- Remain silent.
- Spread out.
- Silence ringer on cell phones or any noise producing devices.
- Remain in lockdown until it is safe to leave and/or you receive notice from UTA PD.