Snow, ice or flooding can make travel to and from campus hazardous. When the potential or conditions develop that would make travel to and from the campus hazardous, the following steps will be followed:
- Public Safety will monitor the National Weather Service broadcasts, local reports; contact the Department of Transportation Road Condition Office. Upon receipt of information that would or has the potential to make travel hazardous, the on duty security office will notify the Chief of Public Safety.
- The Chief will contact the President and the Emergency Response Committee: Vice President for Academic Affairs, Vice President for Student and Enrollment Services, Vice President for Business and Finance, Special Assistant to President and Legal Counsel, Director of Facilities, and Vice President for Information Technology Services.
- The President and Emergency Response Committee will determine if the College operations are to be suspended. If they are to be suspended the remainder of the Senior Staff Council will be notified.
- The President and Emergency Response Committee will direct the Senior Staff Council to initiate College notifications, news releases, modify the College information line recording, etc.
- Public Safety will initiate steps to secure the College facilities and grounds, preventing entry to the campus under hazardous conditions. Public Safety will continue to monitor the weather conditions and campus conditions and periodically update the Emergency Response Committee.
NOTE: College employees should monitor their local media stations for information as to the suspension of College operations. Information will be provided to local news media as soon as it is determined that the College operations will be suspended.