Response to Homeland Security
This notice is not intended to induce fear and panic. It is designed to have the college community go about their normal business while being particularly attentive to their surrounding.
Every member of our campus community has the responsibility to work towards creating a safe and secure campus. The heightened security in the United States means that people should be particularly attentive of their surroundings as they go about their normal business. Middlesex County College's response to homeland security should be one of awareness, but not one of fear or panic. Below are responses to the most frequently asked questions.
Q: How is Middlesex County College preparing for homeland security?
A: The College has an emergency response plan, which has been prepared in conjunction with campus staff, Edison Township Police and Fire Departments, and the Middlesex County office of Emergency Management.
Q: Is Middlesex County College prepared for different kinds of emergencies?
A: The college is prepared for various emergencies that include medical emergencies, security emergencies, evacuations, weather-related situations, and other needed emergency responses. Through the cooperation of the college's Police, Department of Health and Safety, Edison Police and Fire Departments, Middlesex County of Emergency Management.
Q: What can I do to help right now?
A: It is important for members of campus community to be especially observant and report unusual or suspicious behavior to the Campus Police in a timely manner. Such behavior could include:
Vehicles to be Alert to:
Q: Who should you call if you notice suspicious behavior?
A: You should call the Campus Police at extension 2500, or by utilizing the college's Emergency Call Boxes located in all of the classroom buildings and outside in Parking lots 1, 4, 5, 6, 6A and in front of West Hall and Johnson Learning Center.
Campus safety is the responsibility of every community member. As you go about your daily routine, we ask you to be observant and to do your part to help maintain a safe campus. If you have any question regarding security, please contact campus police at extensions 2500 or 3500.