July 8, 2021 Campus Timely Notice

Please be advised, on Thursday, July 8, Safety & Security discovered a deceased individual at the King County Metro bus stop at the campus main entrance. The individual is a not a member of the campus community. The situation has been referred to Shoreline police and it is believed to be an isolated incident with no indication of any threat to the campus.

General Safety Reminders:

If you see something, say something. If you see any suspicious activity on or near the campus, please contact Safety & Security anytime at (206) 235-5860 or call 911.

This information is being provided to keep the Shoreline Community College campus informed.

On-Campus Classes Resume June 29

Dear colleagues,

With temperatures expected in the high 80s/low 90s tomorrow, all on-campus class meetings will resume as planned for Tuesday, June 29.  

While the weather will still be hot, our facilities team has prepared our classrooms and buildings for occupancy. The air-conditioned PUB (Building 9000) will be open 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for any on-campus students, residents, or employees who are in need of food, beverages, or an indoor waiting area. 

As a reminder, if you plan to come to campus, please follow all current COVID-19 safety protocols for accessing campus, wearing masks, and social distancing. Additional information about vaccination requirements, curbside pickup/drop off service, and other resources is available on the COVID-19 web page

We appreciate your flexibility in dealing with this extraordinary weather event. 

Sincerely, 

Phillip J. King 

Vice President for Student Learning, Equity & Success

No On-Campus Classes June 28 Due to Excessive Heat

All in-person classes will meet online on Monday, June 28 due to excessive heat conditions. Online classes and remote services will continue. The air-conditioned PUB (Building 9000) will be open 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for any on-campus residents or employees. For additional updates, please visit www.shoreline.edu.

Employees who regularly report to on-campus work may choose to work from home unless designated as essential personnel.

Heat Safety Tips

During the heat wave, please see the following tips and guidelines for staying safe while working:  

  •  All employees should make a conscious effort to ensure proper hydration and ventilation.
    • Drink plenty of water, and have a beverage with you at all times.
    • Don’t wait until you are thirsty to drink.
    • Avoid drinks with caffeine and/or large amounts of sugar which can increase dehydration.
  • Take regular breaks as needed in cooler areas where possible.
  • On campus employees can visit the air-conditioned Bldg 9000 – PUB between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • If working at home, cover/close windows that receive morning and afternoon light to reduce heat entering your home.
  • Any employee who works is working without air conditioning may submit annual leave for any hours the individual is uncomfortable working due to the heat.
    • If the employee has a health condition that is affected by the heat, sick leave may be used for necessary time away.

Shoreline Fire Training on Campus June 23-26 & July 5-8

Colleagues,


Please consider this notification that the Shoreline Fire Department and partnering agencies will be on campus for a ‘vehicle over embankment/rollover’ training exercise June 23-26 and July 5-8. There will be no disruption to campus operations, however, it is possible you may observe numerous emergency personnel and apparatus around the Track/Field and in the Greenwood Lot. There will be simulated wounded people being evacuated and triaged during the exercise.


There will be several vehicles flipped on their roof in the Greenwood Lot; please do not call 911.


If you have any questions, please contact me at gcranson@shoreline.edu.

Respectfully,
Gregory Cranson
Acting Director of Safety & Security

Fire Drill on June 2 and Shoreline Fire Training Exercises on Campus June 3-15

Colleagues,

Please consider this notification that a fire drill is planned for Bldg. 7000 on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. If you see residents evacuating the building or observe the alarm going off during that day, please do not be alarmed and do not call 911.

Additionally, the Shoreline Fire Department and partnering agencies will be on campus for a large Mass Casualty Incident training exercise the morning and afternoon of June 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 14, and 15. There will be no disruption to campus operations, however, it is possible you may observe numerous emergency personnel and apparatus around Bldg. 2000. There will be simulated wounded people being evacuated and triaged during the exercise.

Please note, special care has been taken to avoid any disruption to the Parent Child Center. No sirens or horns will be used, there will be no sounds of distress, and a visual barricade will be constructed between the exercise and the play areas and windows of the Parent Child Center. 

If you have any questions, please contact me at gcranson@shoreline.edu.

Respectfully,

Gregory Cranson

Acting Director of Safety & Security

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