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14. Weather Emergencies

  • The College President will make the determination on closing campus for weather emergencies.
  • An emergency call list will be prepared, maintained, and utilized for the determination and notification of closings. Notification through Informacast System or TerraAlert/Alertus (e2campus emergency notification system) will be utilized to notify the faculty, staff and students who have signed up to receive these message alerts.
  • The College President will cause notifications to be made to the public through the media (television, radio, and newspaper) as well as the college web site.
  • In case of snow emergencies, the Coordinator of Maintenance Services will coordinate for snow removal.
  • In cases where a snow emergency requires closing the school after the day has begun, the college will try to make the decision to close the college before roads become dangerous.
  • Plans will be established for caring for people trapped on campus by snow emergencies. These plans will include feeding and sleeping shelter arrangements on campus.