Emergency Preparation & Response

Emergencies such as power outages, earthquakes, and random crimes happen everywhere. The Department of Campus Safety is committed to ensuring that all Whittier students, faculty, and staff live, learn and work in a secure environment. Toward this aim, Campus Safety continually reviews its emergency management procedures, which involves refining processes designed to deal with various types of emergencies and monitoring developing events and issues in a rapidly changing environment.

The following information was gathered to help you prepare for any emergency:

In the case of an emergency—big or small – the College will communicate with the campus community in the following ways:

  • Blackboard Connect alert system
  • Whittier College home page
  • Social media channels – Twitter and Facebook