Members of the University community should be aware of the threat and be familiar with procedures that can help them survive an active shooter event.
You may be alerted to the presence of an armed hostile intruder or an active shooter on the UST campus by directly observing the event yourself, being informed by other persons in the area or through the University’s alert system. The video below was produced by our friends at the University of Arkansas. It discusses the 3 key elements of a survival plan if you're ever faced with an active shooter scenario:
About Emergency Preparedness
The University of St. Thomas is committed to the safety and security of all community members and visitors. The University received a $245,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to create a comprehensive plan to develop, review, improve and fully integrate campus-based all-hazards emergency management and business continuity plans. The campus community should “Be Aware, Be Prepared and Take Action!”