The safety of the Virginia Highlands Community College (VHCC) during an emergency is predicated on advance planning, as well as building awareness about how the plans will be implemented. Students, faculty, staff and visitors will be better prepared in an emergency if they know how the campus will respond, where they can find information, and what they should do.
Key to that awareness is good communication. This site will be an essential tool for sharing plans and providing relevant information in case an emergency arises at VHCC or in the surrounding areas.
Please bookmark this site, as you will find relevant information and direction in the event of an emergency.
Emergency NumbersWhen calling an off campus phone number from an on campus phone you must dial 9 before the number. When dialing an on campus phone number from campus you only need to dial the 4 digit extension.
Emergency - 911
Campus Police - Office (276)739-2448 or Cell (276)614-8282
Emergency Planning Office - (276)739-2582
VHCC AlertVirginia Highlands Community College uses VHCC Alert to immediately contact you during a major crisis or emergency. VHCC Alert delivers important emergency alerts, notifications and updates to you on your E-mail account, cell phone, pager or smartphone/PDA. Register today!