If a watch is issued, the switchboard will contact the President, Vice Presidents, Campus Police, and Buildings and Grounds. Class will continue as normal.
When a warning is initiated, the following actions will begin immediately: Day Time Hours
The Switchboard operator will immediately notify President, Vice Presidents, Campus Police, and Buildings & Grounds. The alert will be issued using the loud speaker and VHCC ROAM alert. Building Wardens will assist in moving occupants to designated areas. The safest areas are interior hallways on the first or basement floors away from windows. North and east walls are preferable to south and west walls. Sit in a fetal position with face and head protected.
The safest areas are: ADM Building: Hallway near the Vice Presidents’ offices ISC Building: East hallway and east side classrooms (East hallway is labeled on directional signs in hallway) LRC Building: Learning Center area or inner hallway by theatre. MEC Building: Hallway near the Machine Shop NEB Building: Hallways OTC Building: First floor inner offices (1106, 1108, & 1110) BGF Building: Bathrooms or inner storage room GRN Building: Bathrooms Evening Hours
When the alert is received, the switchboard operator will notify the Evening Coordinator, Campus Police, and Buildings & Grounds personnel. Below is a list of those responsible for assisting occupants in moving to a safe location.
ADM Building: Campus Police ISC Building: Evening Coordinator LRC Building: Buildings & Grounds personnel MEC Building: Campus Police NEB Building: Evening Coordinator OTC Building: Buildings & Grounds personnel BGF Building: Buildings & Grounds personnel GRN Building: Buildings & Grounds personnel