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5-0-5 Closure of School - Unscheduled

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Area Commission
  3. Information Technology
  4. Plans and Analysis
  5. Marketing

    5-0-1 Public Service/News Coverage

    5-0-4 Decor in Public Spaces

    5-0-5 Closure of School - Unscheduled

    5-1-1 Specialty Items

    5-1-2 College Image Statement

    5-2-1 Inviting Elected Officials to Trident Technical College Events

  6. Financial Affairs
  7. Facilities Management
  8. Human Resources and Employee Relations
  9. Development
  10. Procurement and Inventory Control
  11. Auxiliary Enterprises and Printing Services
  12. Public Safety
  13. Division of Education
  14. Intentionally Left Blank for Future Use
  15. Intentionally Left Blank for Future Use
  16. Admissions and Registrar
  17. Student Services

NUMBER: 5-0-5 APPROVED DATE: 01-31-2001

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:

  1. The president, or designee, will make the decision to cancel or postpone classes, activities, or work hours.
  2. The Director of Public Information will craft a concise message to communicate to faculty, students and the public.
  3. 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.
  4. 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. 

Updated: 08-03-2009

Updated: 03-28-2016

Updated: 08-04-2021