BASED ON POLICY NUMBER AND TITLE:
SBTCE POLICY 8-3-105 HAZARDOUS WEATHER AND EMERGENCY LEAVE
PURPOSE: To establish basic procedures for notifying students, faculty and staff of unscheduled closures.
Adverse weather, power failure, or other events can affect the college's schedule. When such events occur, the following procedures for notifying the college community and the public must be followed:
- The president, or designee, will make the decision to cancel or postpone classes, activities, or work hours.
- The Director of Public Information will craft a concise message to communicate to faculty, students and the public.
- Depending on the circumstances, the Marketing Department will use all or a combination of the following communication methods: send an email to both TTC and personal email accounts; post messages on the college's student and employee portal pages and the homepage of the college's website; share the information via the college's primary social media accounts; notify the local broadcast media; record messages on the TTC Infoline; send text and/or voice messages to cell/home phones and mobile devices; share on campus digital signs.
- Students and employees must subscribe to the alert system to receive text and/or voice messages to cell/home phones and mobile devises, and/or email to personal accounts.