Emergencies at Lower Columbia College

Emergencies or disasters can happen at any time and usually occur with little or no warning. When an emergency occurs at Lower Columbia College, our safety and speedy recovery depend on existing levels of preparedness and coordinated response from students, employees and visitors.

How to be prepared for an emergency at Lower Columbia College

  • Familiarize yourself with emergency procedures in the Emergency Handbook.
  • Sign up to receive Emergency Text Messages.
  • Be aware of your surroundings at all times... in all places
  • Know where your emergency exits are located
  • Assume an alarm is real and act accordingly. If a fire alarm sounds, exit the building.
  • Take all drills and exercises seriously!  During a lockdown exercise, participate and follow proper procedures.
  • Attend training and workshops (see below):

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month

LCC has designated the first week of October as Campus Safety Week. The following trainings are available. All will be held in the Student Center conference rooms (STC 120).

Monday, October 1

Run-Hide-Fight Training with LCC's Jason Arrowsmith and Janel Skreen.

Four sessions available starting at 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, and 2 pm.

Tuesday, October 2

Coffee with a Cop: Longview PD will be providing the officers... We'll provide the coffee...

Begins at 10 am.

Wednesday, October 3

Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence Awareness with Stacey Spencer from the Emergency Support Shelter.

Two, two-hour sessions available starting at 10 am and 1 pm.

Thursday, October 4

Natural Disaster Preparedness

NW natural disasters with LCC's Morgan Salisbury at 10 am.

How to prepare yourself and your home for disasters with Lorraine Churchill from the Department of Emergency Management at 11 am.

Instructions on how to deal with specific emergencies.


Medical, Police, Fire

From a college phone: 911
From any other phone: 911

Campus Security

From a college phone: 2911
From any other phone: (360) 442-2911

Please Make a Report if you observe or experience harassment, discrimination, bias, misconduct or threatening behavior.

Contact Safety & Security

The Safety & Security Office is located in the Student Center on the first floor (main lobby). To reach a campus security office call 2911 from a campus phone or (360) 442-2911 from any other phone.

Manager of Safety & Security

  Jason Arrowsmith
  Admissions Center Room 141B
  (360) 442-2270

Director of Environmental Health & Safety

  Janel Skreen
  Health & Science Building Room 324
  (360) 442-2273

Title IX / EEO Coordinator, Vice President of Foundation, HR & Legal Affairs

  Kendra Sprague
  Administration Building Room 115
  (360) 442-2121

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