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Academic Adversity Tabletop Exercise

Exercise Overview

Exercise Benefits / Facts
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This exercise will serve as an opportunity for the management and staff that make up your Incident Command Team along with your community’s response agencies to work through scenario information and injects dealing with an active shooter incident occurring on your campus.

Campus Shield Exercise Initiative

The Academic Adversity – An Active Shooter Response Tabletop Exercise is part of the national Campus Shield Exercise Initiative.

Exercise Scenario

At 9:13AM, a call comes into Campus Security reporting that a student has seen a “suspicious” man with an “overloaded” backpack walking towards one of the main classroom buildings.

At 9:18AM, multiple calls begin to come into Campus Security about hearing gun shots in one of the classroom buildings.

Your institution must now respond to an active shooter situation.

Active Shooter Awareness / Safety / Response Videos

Access an informative series of Active Shooter Awareness, Safety and Response videos.

Exercise Participation Information

Your university or college can participate in this exercise for $600.
For information about participating in this exercise please complete an Information Request Form. Upon completing the form you will be contacted and provided with additional information.

Exercise Date Exercise Time Scenario Exercise
Location / Participation *
Individual participant registration CLOSES at 12:00PM ET on the day prior to the exercise
Call 850-241-3565 to schedule this exercise 9:00AM – 4:00PM ET
Participation Information
Active Shooter Registration will open once the exercise is scheduled From a conference room or similar location via the ONX System as part of your organization’s Incident Management Team
* Everyone who will be participating in the exercise must register for the following reasons:
  1. Prior to the exercise important Read Ahead materials will be e-mailed to all registered participants. These materials are important to ensure your participation in the exercise is successful.
  2. At the end of the exercise only registered participants will be able to complete and submit their individual exercise evaluation (Hotwash).
  3. Only registered participants will be able to access and print their Certificate of Participation once they have submitted their individual exercise evaluation.