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Academic Engagement

DHS works with the academic community - including school administrators, faculty, and students - on a range of issues.

  • 2019 Winter RTTX Host Institution Specifications Document

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is now seeking a partner college or university to serve as the host institution for the winter 2019 RTTX, anticipated to be held in February of 2019. Final event date will be dependent on the selected host institution's schedule and availability. 

  • 2018 AEP

    Analytic deliverables from the 2018 cycle of the Analytic Exchange Program

  • 2018 Charlottesville RTTX Situation Manual

    The 2018 Charlottesville RTTX was held on June 11, 2018 at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. The one-day event focused on a soft target attack, specifically campus unrest caused by a controversial speaker, and included a tabletop exercise, an unclassified threat briefing, and keynote remarks from University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan and Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran. More than 115 attendees from 30 regional institutions of higher education, federal, state, and local partners participated.

  • 2018 Charlottesville RTTX Summary Report

    The 2018 Charlottesville RTTX was held on June 11, 2018 at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. The one-day event focused on a soft target attack, specifically campus unrest caused by a controversial speaker, and included a tabletop exercise, an unclassified threat briefing, and keynote remarks from University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan and Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran. More than 115 attendees from 30 regional institutions of higher education, federal, state, and local partners participated.

  • 2018 Oklahoma RTTX Registration Materials

    Please join the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the 2018 Oklahoma Regional Tabletop Exercise for Institutions of Higher Education.

  • CR Program Exercise Starter Kits One-Pager

    Exercise Starter Kits are a set of tools and resources for the academic community to self-conduct a tabletop exercise (TTX).

  • 2018 NTTX Registration Materials

    Please join the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the 2018 National Seminar and Tabletop Exercise for Institutions of Higher Education on September 24 - 25 at the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

  • 2018 Philadelphia RTTX Situation Manual

    The 2018 Philadelphia RTTX event focused on threats and hazards related to a hazardous material (HAZMAT) incident near campus.

  • 2018 Philadelphia RTTX Summary Report

    The 2018 Philadelphia RTTX event focused on threats and hazards related to a hazardous material (HAZMAT) incident near campus. The event seeks to provide participants with insights into response and recovery best practices for the academic community when faced with the threat of a HAZMAT incident.

  • 2018 North Dakota LTTX Cybersecurity Overview and Resource Guide

    This Leadership Tabletop Exercise Cybersecurity Overview and Resource Guide provides members of the academic community with a summary of the format and structure of the pilot LTTX event, hosted by the North Dakota University System, as a model for initiating critical conversations with campus leadership on their roles in preparedness for, response to, and recovery from campus emergencies.