National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month

In an effort to raise awareness, promote a level of preparedness and ensure a safe learning and working environment, the Office of Campus Security will participate in the federal government’s National Preparedness Month by conducting the following activities:

Thursday, September 13 

  • 12 noon and
  • 6 pm 

Emergency Notification System Testing
Portions of the campus Emergency Notification System (external siren, internal public address system) will be tested.

Thursday, September 13 

  • 12 - 1 pm
  • College Center, Room CC 114
  • Lunch will be served

Emergency Preparedness and Safety Seminar
A seminar will be conducted by Campus Security addressing emergency preparedness and responding to an active shooter.

Online Training

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Independent Study Courses (Online Training)

Active Shooter:  What You Can Do
Everyone can help prevent and prepare for potential active shooter situations. This course provides guidance to individuals so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation.

This course is not written for law enforcement officers, but for non-law enforcement citizens. The material may provide recommended actions for non-law enforcement citizens to take should they be confronted with an active shooter situation. 

http://training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/IS907.asp

Individuals that successfully complete this course will receive a FEMA certificate of completion via email.  It is important to note that individuals taking this course must submit their Social Security Number to FEMA as your student ID number in order to complete the final exam.  If you would prefer an alternate ID number, please follow the directions at the FEMA link above.

 

Announcements

15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin March 23.
   
Click here to see the short-term class schedule and to register.

Use Caution in Parking Lots

Workers are replacing the light fixtures on campus roads and parking lots. Some roadways and parking spaces will blocked off during this time. Please be very careful and slow down.
  
Parking Lot 7 Closed
Parking Lot 7 (Click for Campus Map) will be closed from Monday evening, February 23 to Friday, February 27.

MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014, spring 2015, or fall 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
Click here to learn more and to complete the Completion Pledge. 

MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

Sign Up for Text Alerts

Sign up to receive text message alerts in the event of campus emergencies, campus closings, campus power outages and severe weather announcements at www.lorainccc.edu/alerts.

MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.