COVID-19 Campus Update

The College is currently closed, and remote instruction and work continue while Philadelphia remains under a stay-at-home order. All courses for the Summer I and II terms will be held online while student services and support are available remotely. Visit the College’s Virtual Student Resource Center to access the assistance that you need. Adequate notice will be shared with students, staff and faculty once a re-opening date is established. 

Emergency Preparedness

The following resources contain important information about emergencies at the College.

Report a Crime

What to do if you see a crime or suspicious activity, observe a security problem, or encounter an unsafe situation.

Report a Crime or Suspicious Activity

Emergency Procedures

What to do in case of a fire drill, evacuation, active shooter, or any other emergency situation.

View Emergency Procedures and Scenarios

Emergency Alert Systems

The College uses Send Word Now, a mass notification system, and other emergency operations systems.

SystemManufacturerWhat is it?Targeted Population
Text Messaging system Send Word Now Instant short message system (SMS) sending text, Voice and email Faculty, Staff and students
Unified facility notification  Alertus Wall-mounted device captures attention with strobe lights and sounder, then notifies with integrated message display On campus population
PA through VoIP system Lynx Network Duress and Emergency Notification Systems The Lynx System is a Facility-wide, Network based, Duress and Emergency Notification System. Emergency alarms can instantly alert PCs with “PopUps”, text messages to cell phones, pagers and email. Classroom Faculty and Staff

Learn more about Send Word Now 

Emergency Response Plans

View the official Emergency Response Plans for Main Campus and the Regional Centers, and other emergency plans.

View Emergency Response Plans