Emergency Messages, Fires and Security/Crime Alerts
Requests for emergency student notifications are referred to and handled by the Campus Police office. The Campus Police office will contact the appropriate dean's office and the message will be delivered by a member of the dean’s staff or the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.
Messages delivered should be to call a family member or to go to a destination designated by a family member of the message recipient. The instruction to deliver the emergency message must come directly from a family member. The College representative delivering the message should stand by as the student receives the message to offer the services of the College and to counsel the student.
After hours, the Campus Police officer on duty will handle requests as directed by Campus Police Guidelines. Emergency messages delivered in the residence halls will be delivered by a Residence Director.
All fires should be reported to the Campus Police office. Fire alarms should be sounded in areas where they are available. Buildings should be evacuated immediately for large uncontrolled fires or heavy smoke. All doors should be closed after
The Immediate Notification System and Apache Alerts text messaging systems provide the capability of immediate notification to faculty, staff and students in the event of a campus security, crime or weather-related emergency.
The Immediate Notification System, operated through the Voice-Over Internet Protocol telephone system allows the Campus Police Office – and only the Campus Police Office – to broadcast an emergency voice message through the speakers of all TJC telephones. The message can be heard even if a phone is in use at the time of the broadcast.
Apache Alerts, an opt-in cellular telephone text messaging system, allows faculty,
The use of Immediate Notification System and Apache Alerts for security/crime notifications are at the discretion of the Campus Police office, the vice president of student affairs and the president only. To sign up for Apache Alerts, log into Apache Access at http://apacheaccess.tjc.edu
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