Emergency Management Awareness

Important Phone Numbers:

CTX PD 512.313.3311
Austin Police Department 911 or 512.974.5750
Helpdesk 512.313.4357
Facilities Management 512.313.4357

Medical Emergency:

  • Immediately call CTX PD or 911
  • Remain calm and stay with person until assistance arrives
  • Do not attempt to move a person who has fallen or appears to be in pain
  • Do not transport an individual to an emergency room or other medical facility
  • First aid kits and AEDs are located in each building


  • Evacuate via the nearest exit as quickly as possible
  • Meet outside at the designated assembly area
  • Prevent people from re-entering the building


  • Alert occupants of the situation and direct them to the designated shelter(s)
  • Shelter on the lowest floor away from windows and close all doors
  • Report shelter status, injuries, facility damage or other hazards to the Emergency Response Team
  • Prevent people from exiting the facility until receiving the "all clear"

Active Shooter:

AVOID - When an active shooter is in your vicinity

  • If there is an escape path, attempt to evacuate
  • Help others escape if possible
  • Once outside, prevent others from entering the area
  • Call 911 when you are safe

DENY - If evacuation is not possible, find a place to hide

  • Lock and/or blockade the door
  • Silence your cell phone
  • Remain very quiet
  • Your hiding place should
    1. Be out of the shooter's view
    2. Provide protection if shots are fired in your direction
    3. Not trap or restrict your options for movements.
  • If there is another escape path and you can safely exit, attempt to evacuate

DEFEND - As a last resort, and only if your life is in danger:

  • Attempt to incapacitate the shooter
  • Act with physical aggression
  • Improvise weapons
  • Commit to your action

Learn more information about emergency management by visiting www.concordia.edu/resources/campus-police/emergency-management.html