Closing Levels

 
 
 

LEVEL 1: Catastrophic Event/Shelter in Place
The college/campus is closed and all classes and activities are cancelled.

All faculty, staff and students on campus must shelter in place until the all clear is given by Public Safety. To the extent possible, people will be prohibited from entering the campus. Attendance Exception Reports are not required for this loss of time.

Upon the order to shelter in place, everyone should secure their area to the best of their ability and await further instructions. You should secure your area by locking the door, if possible, or by placing objects in front of the entrance to your area. If you are unable to shelter in an office or classroom, or if the room is primarily glass enclosed, look for other locations to safely secure yourself. This could include a restroom (sit down and raise your feet above the stall opening), a closet, behind a large display, under a desk or computer station in a common area, in an unoccupied office or area, or similar places of refuge. If the danger is imminent and you are outdoors, seek shelter behind a tree, building, vehicle dumpster or other similar item.

LEVEL 2: Catastrophic Event/Campus Evacuation
The college/campus is closed and all classes and activities are cancelled.

It is unsafe to be on campus, e.g. gas leak. Only Public Safety, designated Plant Operations staff, designated IT staff, Senior Staff and other Incident Command staff will be permitted on campus. All other faculty and staff must leave the campus. Attendance Exception Reports are not required for this loss of time.

LEVEL 3
The college/campus is closed and all classes and activities are cancelled.

All Public Safety, designated Plant Operations staff and designated IT personnel are to report or remain on campus. Other faculty and staff may report or remain on campus. Since they may be designated as required personnel for emergency, all plant operations staff and IT staff should seek supervisory approval before leaving campus. Supervisory approval to work is required for non-exempt staff other than the Public Safety, Plant Operations and IT departments. Attendance Exception Reports are not required for this loss of time.

Intercollegiate athletic events, theatre productions and use of facilities by renting parties may occur as originally scheduled during a Level 3 event. The Director of Intercollegiate Athletics will make the decision for athletic events. The Director of Performing Arts will make the decision for theatre productions. The relevant campus dean will make the decision for rental events in consultation with the renter.

LEVEL 4
The college/campus is open but all classes are cancelled.

All staff must report or remain on campus for their regular duties. Faculty may report or remain on campus. If conditions or safety concerns preclude an employee from reporting, they may use a vacation day or personal day provided they have accrued the time or the day will be without pay. Liberal leave is in effect. An Attendance Exception Report is required for this loss of time.

LEVEL 5:
College/campus or extension center is experiencing a service interruption.

If service is not restored within a limited time period, e.g. an hour, further details will be provided as to status level of the college/campus or extension center. All CCBC employees must remain on duty.

 
 
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