Roles and Responsibilities

Staff, Faculty, and Student Responsibilities

The CPCC All Hazards Emergency Response Plan provides procedures for general emergency procedures, including evacuation and Shelter in Place. Depending on their respective roles, faculty, staff, and students may have additional considerations under emergency conditions.

Faculty, Staff, and Students should:

  • Become familiar with the “WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY” card before an emergency occurs. This information is posted on the CPCC website or you may request a copy from College Security/Police Services
  • Report absent students to emergency responders.
  • If instructed to Shelter in Place, close and move away from all windows and doors. Faculty, staff, and students may be instructed to move to a safer location, such as an interior room or a lower floor.

Additional Considerations – Evacuation

Students:

  • Follow instructions from faculty, staff, and emergency personnel.
  • Attempt to remain calm and orderly during the evacuation.
  • Remain in the classroom until instructed to move by College Security/Police Services or other emergency response personnel.

Faculty/Staff:

  • Review the evacuation routes and fire exit plan posted in the area.
  • Lead students to the designated Rally Point.
  • Maintain calm and reassure the students/visitors. Wait for clarification of the situation; follow the instructions of College Security/Police Services or other emergency response personnel.
  • Review evacuation procedures with students upon request.

Additional Considerations – Shelter in Place

Students:

  • Follow instructions from faculty, staff, and emergency personnel.
  • Attempt to remain calm and quiet.
  • Remain in the classroom until instructed to move by College Security/Police Services or other emergency response personnel.

Faculty/Staff:

  • Review the evacuation routes and fire exit plan posted in the area.
  • Review Shelter in Place procedures with students upon request.
  • Maintain calm and reassure the students/visitors. Wait for clarification of the situation; follow the instructions of College Security/Police Services or other emergency response personnel.

 

Severe Weather: Lead students/visitors to the interior Shelter in Place areas identified on the emergency maps located throughout the building. Remain there until College Security/Police Services or other emergency response personnel signal all clear.

Violent Behavior/Active Shooter: Follow Active Shooter procedures.