Emergency Procedures

 

TORNADO OR SEVERE WINDSTORM

In the event of a tornado or severe windstorm requiring shelter, all persons should evacuate to one of the following interior rooms:

Keats Science Building (490 College Drive):
Upper and Lower Level Hallways; Restrooms

Main Building (501 College Drive):
M155, M158, M159, M160, M174, M175, M248, M249, M251, M607, M701, M813, M822, M823, M832, M834, M849, M850

Stultz Center (600 College Drive):
S100, S101, S109, S111, S113, S119, S131

V. Earl Dickinson Building (400 College Drive):
D102, D106, D129, D130, D132, D222, D223, D226

Off Campus Locations:

Giuseppe Center (Greene County):

All persons should move to an interior hallway, restroom or other interior room without windows.

Jefferson School (Charlottesville):

All persons should move to an interior hallway, restroom or other interior room without windows. PVCC’s designated “safe rooms” are on the first floor in the family bathrooms and through the emergency back hallway to the right of J112.

EARTHQUAKES OR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE

In the event of an earthquake or structural damage, please follow these Earthquake Guidelines.

FIRE, GAS LEAK OR BOMB THREAT

In the event of a fire, gas leak or bomb threat, Parking Lot 3 is the designated evacuation area for both the Main Building and the V. Earl Dickinson Building.

When the fire alarm sounds (in case of fire) or when verbally instructed (in case of gas leak or bomb threat), all persons should immediately leave the building by the nearest exit. With the exception of emergency personnel, all persons must remain at least 500 feet from the building until such time as authorization is given to return to the building. All persons without exception must leave the building when instructed to do so by authorized personnel.

MEDICAL AND OTHER EMERGENCIES

"911" is a free call from pay phones on the PVCC campus. Pay phones are located outside the South Entrance of the Main Building and near the vending machines in the V. Earl Dickinson Building Commons.  Community or "house" phones are located in the Bolick Student Center and in the V. Earl Dickinson Building Commons. It is not necessary to dial "9" for an outside line when calling 911.