It is an unfortunate reality that we must even consider the possibility of a hostile intruder coming on campus. Pre-planning for such an incident will be your best chance for surviving a hostile intruder incident. The guidelines below are based on the best available information. The University of Idaho Office of Emergency Management and Public Safety Departments strongly urge each of you to familiarize yourselves with each scenario and the options provided.
In general, how you respond to an hostile intruder will be dictated by the specific circumstances of the encounter. If you find yourself involved in a hostile intruder or hostage situation, try to remain calm and CALL 911 as soon as possible.