John Dodge House

Upon receiving a lock down directive through one or more of the methods comprising the OU Alert Notification System, the following procedures will be implemented:

GENERAL GUIDELINES

All exterior doors of the building shall be locked.

All interior doors of the building shall be closed.

During any lock down process, occupants should be advised to:

  • remain calm and quiet
  • stay away from windows and doors
  • not enter building corridors
  • close window treatments
  • turn off lights, computer monitors, televisions and radios
  • turn cell phones to vibrate and refrain from using telephones except for emergency notification to the OUPD at (248) 370-3331; the OUPD should only be contacted if there is an immediate threat to the John Dodge House
  • assist persons with disabilities who may be in need

Remain in the room/building, even if a fire alarm has been activated, unless:

  • an “all clear” message has been disseminated through the University’s Emergency Notification System
  • occupants are in imminent danger
  • occupants have first hand knowledge of a fire that is an imminent threat
  • advised to leave by a uniformed emergency first responder (police, fire, etc.)

No one should attempt to physically restrain any person who demands to be allowed to leave a locked down room or facility.

JOHN DODGE HOUSE STAFF – DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Stop all meetings and events in the building.

Move all occupants to the upstairs corridor of the building.