How to Shelter in Place

Should you stay or should you go? When you’re directed to shelter-in-place, it’s safer to stay put.

How to Shelter in Place

Close all doors and windows

Move away from exterior doors and windows

Be prepared to leave at a moment's notice

Stay in the know. Watch for UCB WarnMe alerts, visit the Berkeley News page, and listen to KALX 90.7 FM.

Shelter in Place vs. Campus Lockdown (Secure in Place)

A Campus Lockdown (a.k.a Secure in Place) may be called if there is a violent or aggressive person on campus.

If you are asked to Secure in Place:

  • Lock and barricade doors
  • Move away from doors and windows
  • Close window shades, turn off lights, and stay low