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  • Operations and Environmental Safety

    Lockdown Procedures or Shelter in Place

    Policy Statement                                                               

    Over the past several years, there have been a number of violent acts committed against university communities across the country. While Adelphi University has been fortunate not to have experienced such an occurrence, it is prudent and responsible to set forth guidelines to address the response and management of a hostile intruder incident or other event that would require to LOCKDOWN or SHELTER IN PLACE order. Although the probability of such incidents occurring on campus is minimal, preparedness is important for survival in a hostile intruder encounter or other event requiring the community to shelter in place.

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    Reason for Policy                                                                    

    Adelphi wants all faculty, staff, and students to know how to respond in the event of a lockdown or shelter in place order.

    Who Is Governed by this Policy                                         

    Faculty, Staff and Students


    Policy Owner

    Robert F. Hughes

    Secondary Contacts

    Tom Siracusa

    Ray Hughes

    Document History                                                      

    • Last Reviewed Date: December 11, 2017
    • Last Revised Date: December 11, 2017
    • Policy Origination Date: Unknown

    Who Approved This Policy

    Gene Palma, Chief of Administration and Associate Vice President

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