Campus Safety and Resiliency Resource Page



DHS School Safety

DHS and its partners at every level of government and in communities across the country have redoubled our efforts to continue enhancing school safety and security. CISA’s School Safety and Security webpage offers a starting place for resources and tools related to school safety and security. Learn more.


Center for Prevention Programs and Partnerships (CP3)

CP3 provides technical, financial, and educational assistance to establish and expand local prevention frameworks to reduce the number of people susceptible to radicalization to violence, while helping those who may be radicalizing to violence to disengage before violence occurs. Learn more.


Office for Bombing Prevention (OBP)

OBP leads DHS efforts to prevent, protect against, respond to, and mitigate the use of explosives against critical infrastructure; the private sector; and SLTT entities. OBP offers awareness products and resources to build nationwide core capabilities and awareness of terrorist threats. Learn more.


Securing Public Gatherings

Public gatherings and crowded places are increasingly vulnerable to terrorist attacks and other extremist actors because of their relative accessibility and large number of potential targets. Certain actions can help mitigate risk and promote resilience in this space. Learn more.



Emergency Management Institute

L0363 Multi-Hazard Emergency Management for Higher Education course includes an emergency operations center (EOC) exercise.  There are several scenarios that may be used for the functional tabletop exercise one of which is an active shooter scenario. has campus safety tools and resources including guides for developing campus emergency operations plans and tools for students. also has a page on explosions that is not campus specific but does have information that may be helpful.

CERT Basic Training is not campus specific but is a great individual and community preparedness resource. Specifically, Unit 8 titled “CERT and Terrorism” trains individuals in identifying terrorism and preparing themselves and their neighborhoods.

The National Threat Evaluation and Reporting (NTER) Master Trainer Program (MTP) allows homeland security partners to assist their communities in adapting to an evolving threat landscape.



Behavioral Approach to Violence Prevention

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National Threat Evaluation and Reporting Slick Sheet



CP3 Field Ops Contact Sheet