Timely Warning Policy
The Campus Crime Alert (Campus Alerts) is provided to give adequate notification of an impending threat and to heighten safety awareness to students, faculty, and staff. Alerts are created and distributed by Campus Security and/or Campus Security Authorities: Vice President of Institutional Services or Program Coordinator of Facility Use/Campus Security that pose a significant threat to the safety and security of an individual(s), school property, or the campus community. Information for Campus Alerts may also come from local law enforcement agencies. Every attempt will be made to distribute these Alerts in a timely manner; however, the release of information is subject to the availably of accurate facts concerning the incident.
Timely Warning Procedure
Campus Security and/or Campus Security Authorities will issue a Campus Alert whenever a report is received that poses a significant threat to the safety and security of an individual(s), school property, or the campus community. The College will also assist the Lumberton Police/Robeson County Sheriff’s Departments with publicizing news releases that represent a serious or on-going threat to the safety of students, faculty, and staff.
The Alerts will contain the following information: Nature of the threat, date and time received, location of the threat, continuing danger to the campus community, a description of the suspect (if known), safety tips, and whom to contact for more information. If applicable, the alert will contain a statement from the RCC Student handbook.
Campus Alerts will be distributed as quickly as possible to the campus community via: email, text, phone, website, and social media outlets. As soon as the threat passes, Campus Security and/or Campus Security Authorities will issue an “ALL CLEAR” to the campus community via the Emergency Notification System.
Emergency Notification System
Robeson Community College provides emergency notification services to the students, faculty, and staff via: phone, email, text, social media, website, call boxes, and a public warning system. The public warning system broadcast emergency messages over electronic sirens which incorporate custom tones, pre-recorded emergency messages, and live voice capabilities.
This Emergency Notification system is available to students, faculty, and staff. To participate in this service and/or update your information, sign up @ www.robeson.edu, click on the RCC Emergency Notification System link. Students should take responsibility for regularly checking their e-mail and/or updating their contact information. In order to receive campus-wide e-mail announcements, students must have a College e-mail account, which may be obtained from the IT Department located in FGW Student Center.