Emergencies at Clark College

Emergencies or disasters can happen any time and usually occur with little or no warning. When an emergency occurs at Clark College, our safety and speedy recovery depend on existing levels of preparedness and coordinated response from students, faculty, staff and visitors. Learn and know what to do in an emergency.

Clark College is prepared. We want you to be prepared, too.

The college has created an extensive Emergency Operations Plan designed to keep you safe. It addresses the most likely emergency scenarios, and carefully outlines responses to protect life and property. 

Natural hazards such as earthquakes and hurricanes are commonly considered emergencies. Clark College is also at risk from school violence, infectious disease outbreaks and terrorist threats. In an earthquake, remember to Drop, Cover and Hold

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What is Clark College doing to prepare for emergencies?

Clark College is committed to creating and maintaining a safe learning environment for students, faculty, staff and guests. This is accomplished through deliberate planning and collaboration within the College community, and in close cooperation with local police, fire, emergency medical and public health agencies. Remember–emergency management is a process that requires broad-based involvement throughout the College.

  1. Life safety
  2. Secure and preserve infrastructure and facilities
  3. Restore academic and other programs

When an emergency occurs, students, faculty and staff should remain on site unless directed to leave. Be familiar with the College's primary emergency response procedures, and exercise reasonable judgment.