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Produced by New York University's Department of Campus Safety, the NYU Active Threat Preparedness Video provides instruction on ways to prepare for, and react to, an active threat on campus. More information on training sessions, frequently asked questions, considerations, and external resources is available below. For links to download the Safe NYU app and to review disability and mental health resources, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions portion of this page. If you have additional questions after reviewing the material below, please email emergencymanagement@nyu.edu.


Active Threat Training

To attend an active threat training session, which includes a showing of the NYU Active Threat Preparedness Video and a Question and Answer session led by Campus Safety team members, please complete this form and choose one of the available dates. Sessions are virtual and held monthly over Zoom.

  • Thursday, September 15, 2022, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 19, 10 a.m.
  • Friday, November 11, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 6, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 12, 2023, 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 16, 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 16, 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 13, 2 p.m.
  • Monday, May 15, 3 p.m.
  • Monday, June 19, 10 a.m.

If you would like to request a customized active threat training for your school, department or unit, please email emergencymanagement@nyu.edu.

Frequently Asked Questions

Integrated Active Threat Preparedness Considerations for the NYU Community

In recent years, the term "active shooter" has unfortunately become part of our collective vocabulary. And while active threat incidents remain highly unlikely occurrences, it is important to be aware of best practices and procedures in the case of such a threat on campus.

Below we have assembled various guidelines making difficult decisions before, during, and after an active threat should one occur here at NYU.