COLORADO COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM

SYSTEM PROCEDURE

Emergency Operations and Management Planning

SP 19-40b

APPROVED: March 27, 2015
EFFECTIVE: March 27, 2015
REVISED: March 10, 2021

REFERENCE(S): Board Policy (BP) 19-40, Emergency and Safety Planning

APPROVED:

/ Joe Garcia /
Joseph A. Garcia
Chancellor

Application

This procedure applies to the Colorado Community College System, including its Colleges (CCCS or System).

Basis

In accordance with Board Policy (BP) 19-40, Emergency and Safety Planning, the Colleges and the System Office must adopt and implement a written Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) to address specific hazards and circumstances that constitute an emergency for staff, faculty, students, and property.

Procedure

Each College and the System Office must:

  1. Implement and keep current an EOP;
  2. The EOP must serve as a guide for emergency management and shall coordinate all phases of emergency response in order to minimize the impacts of disasters and incidents, to protect people and property, and to restore any interruptions to College operations;
  3. Each College and the System Office shall review and update their plans at least annually;
  4. Each College and the System Office shall conduct regular training exercises as part of their emergency response preparations.

Revising this Procedure

CCCS reserves the right to change any provision or requirement of this procedure at any time and the change shall become effective immediately.