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September 2012

Updated August 2015



National Incident Management Sustem

TCC Alerts Emergency Notification System


The TCC CEMP is an official document of the College and is not made available in its entirety to the general public. 

Designated Faculty and Staff who have assigned roles have been provided a full copy of the plan.

The following information is provided to assist Faculty, Staff and Students to be better prepared for emergencies on any of the TCC Campuses

President Edna V. Baehre-Kolovani promulgated the TCC Crisis and Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) in July 2012. The Plan complies with the Code of Virginia Title 23 and Title 44 and with Commonwealth of Virginia Executive Order 41 (2011).  It also complies with the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

The Executive Vice President is designated as the TCC Emergency Management Coordinator, and, on behalf of the College President, is authorized to implement the Plan as needed, including activating the TCC Emergency Operations Center (TCC EOC) and the campus command(s) in order to direct and control TCC emergency operations. 

The Executive Vice President is designated as the TCC Emergency Coordination Officer (ECO) in the context of Commonwealth of Virginia Executive Order 41 (2011).  The Director of Emergency Preparedness is designated as the alternate ECO.

The TCC Emergency Management Coordinator shall ensure that the Plan is coordinated with the college's host localities' emergency management agencies.

In accordance with the duties and responsibilities assigned in the Plan, each campus provost and vice president shall appoint a lead and at least one alternate Emergency Management Assistant for the respective campus or college division who will be assigned the following responsibilities:

  1. coordinate with the TCC Emergency Management Coordinator on emergency preparedness, response and recovery matters;
  2. prepare and maintain designated parts of the Plan for which the campus or college division is responsible;
  3. prepare and maintain internal plans and procedures to fulfill the responsibilities designated in the Plan;
  4. maintain a roster of campus or division faculty and staff to assist in disaster operations and ensure that persons on the roster are accessible and available for training, exercises, and activation of the Plan;
  5. coordinate appropriate training for campus or college division personnel assigned to disaster operations; and
  6. prepare and maintain internal emergency preparedness response, and recovery plans for the campus or college division's resources (i.e. facilities, personnel and physical assets) that outline a comprehensive and effective program to ensure continuity of essential functions under all circumstances.

Evacuation and Sheltering In Place:

The following table provides location specific information for:

  • Evacuation Assembly Areas where faculty, staff and students will assemble when buildings are evacuated.
  • Internal Assembly Areas where faculty, staff and students will shelter in place for severe weather events within the various buildings.




Evacuation Assembly Areas (EAA) Internal Assembly Areas (IAA)


(includes Regional Automotive and Tri-Cities centers)



(includes Visual Arts Center)

Virginia Beach

Workforce Solutions Center

(includes Truck Driving Program, TCC Warehouse, and District Facility Building)


District Administration Building


Command Structure:

TCC has designated a succession of command structure to ensure that there is adequate direction and control available at all times.  Succession of Command

Each Campus has a designated Incident Management Team which operates using the Incident Command System (ICS). 


Hazard Specific Information:

TCC is vulnerable to a variety of emergencies.  The specific hazard annexes from the TCC CEMP are linked below.



General Information for Faculty

General Emergency Preparedness Information for Faculty is included in Appendix G to the CEMP.  This information, as appropriate, should be included in course syllabi and should be reviewed with students at the beginning of each semester.