Campus Safety, Emergency and Weather Announcements
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- Campus Safety, Emergency and Weather Announcements
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The Kettering Medical Center Protective Services Department provides security for students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Protective services personnel are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist in student concerns. All students and employees can assist in continuing to make the college a safe place by reporting any suspicious activity. The safety of our students is of the utmost importance at Kettering College. Below you find information on our fire procedures and other safety procedures. Click on our security report below to see the crime statistics listed as well.
Emergency Procedures and Policies
(internal/external), internal flooding, utility failure (loss of heat, ventilation, air-conditioning, loss of power, loss of water, loss of natural gas, medical air, medical gases)
Weather and School Closing Announcements
Occasionally, we need to delay or close due to weather-related concerns or emergency situations. We will determine which option to use:
- Delayed opening (time will be specified)
- Evening classes canceled
It is our intention to initiate the delay or closing as early in the day as possible.
Delays or closings will be communicated via the following methods:
- KC e-mail accounts of all personnel and students
- Our Facebook page and Twitter account
- Dayton and Cincinnati area media outlets (listed below)
- On the home page of our Website
Note: A large red section will appear at the top of the home page, with detailed information our current status. It is recommended that you check the home page frequently for updated information.
Text messages via the WENS system
Your information is added into this system upon the beginning of the school year or starting employment (if you do not wish to have your number added to this emergency contact list, please contact the IT department). You may also contact the IT department if you are not receiving these texts.
Local Television and Radio Outlets
In the event of a delay, closing or emergency, multiple television and radio stations in the Dayton and Cincinnati areas will be contacted with the appropriate information. We cannot guarantee stations will broadcast the delay/closing information, so it is recommended that you use the other methods mentioned above to stay informed.
WDTN-TV (ch. 2)
WHIO-TV (ch. 7)
WKRC-TV (ch. 12 Cincinnati)
WKEF-TV (ch. 22)
WRGT-TV (ch. 45)
All students driving vehicles are required to register them with the College and secure a current parking sticker. On-campus parking is a privilege, not a right, and you are expected to abide by Kettering Medical Center regulations. Please refer to the Student Handbook for parking policies and procedures. You are encouraged to allow sufficient time to park your vehicles before class.