External Threat Lockdown


An external threat lockdown will be initiated when there is a situation in the surrounding area that could be a threat to the campus.


Events which could trigger an external threat lockdown include, but are not limited to,
  • Threatening or violent person near campus
  • Hazardous spill near campus
  • Civil unrest near campus
Immediate actions
  • All exterior doors will be locked to the outside. Doors will always open to allow exit from the inside.
  • Monitors will be placed at some doors to allow authorized access.
  • Classes and all other campus functions may continue as normal.
  • No one will be allowed to leave until an all clear is given.
If you are outside the building when the lockdown is initiated
  • Leave the area, and go to a safe place.
  • Await further directions from law enforcement personnel or the University.

Kirksville and Mesa Emergency Numbers


Security Emergency and non-emergency 
(On Campus) ext. 33
(Off Campus) 1-660-349-9513

Kirksville Police: 
(On Campus) Dial 9-911 
(Off Campus) Dial 911


Security Office: *7 from any campus phone
Switchboard : 0 
Security Phone: 480-341-9075

Security *Emergencies Only*
(On Campus) *7 from any campus phone

Mesa Police: 
(On Campus) Dial 911 
(Off Campus) Dial 911