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New Sessions of Active Shooter Response Training Begin October 11

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    active shooter trainingThe Office of Emergency Management is offering five more sessions of Active Shooter Response Training this semester, including three sessions, all at Gables One Tower, with additional training by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program on Workplace Violence.

    Attendance at one of the sessions listed below is worth 150 Well ’Canes Points for those participating in the Well ’Canes program. To receive program credit, attendees must sign a wellness points attendance roster with their C number at the end of the class. Eligible participants will receive their points four to six weeks after attending one of these sessions:

    Wednesday, October 11, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Whitten Learning Center, room 140

    *Tuesday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to noon at Gables One Tower, room 1050BA

    *Thursday, October 26, from 10 a.m. to noon at Gables One Tower, room 1050BA

    *Thursday, November 2, from 10 a.m. to noon at Gables One Tower, room 1050BA

    Monday, November 13, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at the Whitten Learning Center, room 140

    The 1.5-hour Active Shooter Response Training includes a presentation and discussion of active shooter preparation techniques, warning signs, and survival tactics based on material provided by the Department of Homeland Security and FEMA and adapted for the UM campus community.

    The course is led by experienced members of the OEM and utilizes brief video content and a question-and-answer session to instruct attendees on the most up-to-date recommendations and methods of response. The training course is recommended for all units at all levels, including student workers.

    *NOTE: The longer, two-hour sessions at Gables One Tower, which combine active shooter response training with training on preventing workplace violence, are intended for employees who work at Gables One Tower, but others who wish to attend will be accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis by emailing and requesting your preferred session.

    For more information, please contact the Office of Emergency Management at or 305-284-8005 during business hours.

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