Past Event

Situational Awareness Training

April 15, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Join the Columbia's Department of Public Safety in a situational awareness training, offered in partnership with University Life. 

What is Situational Awareness? 

Situational Awareness is a critical life skill, and entails being aware of where you are and to what is happening around you; being alert to potential threats to your health and safety and being cognizant of emergency exits and other paths to safety.

What Will The Training Focus On?

In this training, you will learn:     

  • How the Fight-or-Flight response affects your safety
  • How situational awareness can keep you safe
  • “What are the odds?”-being informed to make good decisions for your personal safety
  • Techniques to develop awareness
  • Personal safety resources
  • Run. Hide. Fight. – a strategy for your personal safety in emergency situations

RSVP is required. After you complete your registration, you'll receive a confirmation email containing the Zoom link, a password, and instructions for joining the event. Register here.


Columbia University makes every effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities. If you require disability accommodations to attend an event at Columbia University, please contact Disability Services ([email protected] or 212-854-2388) at least 10 days in advance of the event. Requests for CART (Communication Access Realtime Translation) or sign language interpretation require two weeks' notice.

Contact Information

Columbia University Department of Public Safety