The chances of active shooter situations on campus are extremely rare, but because active shooter situations are often over within 10 to 15 minutes, before law enforcement arrives on the scene, individuals must be prepared both mentally and physically to deal with an active shooter situation.
If notified of an active shooter on any of UB's campuses, individuals should follow the guidance to either run, hide or fight:
When an active shooter is in your vicinity:
If evacuation is not possible, find a place to hide:
Your hiding place should:
As a last resort, and only if your life is in danger: