In Case of Emergency
Press the Blue Button from any Security telephone to reach the Security Office. Call 911 from any CCC telephone to contact City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications for Police or Fire response. The Security phones are located throughout the main building. Emergency Phone Towers are located on the walkways near the parking garage.
Active Shooter Quick Reference
Kennedy King Emergency Response Manual
Dawson Tech Emergency Response Manual
Details the emergency and evacuation responsibilities and procedures for all CCC personnel.
Kennedy King All Hazards Plan
Dawson Tech All Hazards Plan
Asesses the current state of preparedness at a college, proposes measures to improve preparedness, and describes the coordinated response and recovery to a range of natural and man-made occurrences.
CCC Alert Emergency Notification System
Notifies you quickly in the event of an emergency via email, text message, and/or voice messages.
Active Shooter Preparedness
Homeland Security Website's resource to prepare you for an active shooter situation.
Supportive Intervention Team
Evaluates concerns about students or employees who may be distressed, disturbed, destructive, or dangerous. Find out more or submit a Person of Concern form.
Security Drills: Regular security procedure drills are held at each location to familiarize faculty, staff and students with emergency procedures.
Provide mental health and other social services to support personal well-being and academic success.
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ID Card Policy
All personnel who enter the building must display an official CCC ID card at all times while in the building. Photo identification cards can be obtained at the District Office Security Desk on the first floor. Lost or stolen cards must be reported immediately. The CCC ID card is the property of the City Colleges of Chicago. You may be charged for a replacment ID card.
Sex Offender Registry Policy
Under the Campus Sex Crimes Prevention Act, convicted sex offenders enrolled or employed at institutions of higher education, whether on a full- or part-time basis, must register with their employer or college.
In the event of a fire alarm emergency an alarm will be activated and a strobe light will activate on the affected floor(s). All individuals will immediately evacuate the building. Stairways and emergency exits will be utilized. Please listen to the instructions provided by Safety and Security and/or the Chicago Fire Department. Each floor has volunteer floor leaders to assist you during emergencies. Ask a Safety and Security Supervisor for a list of the floor leaders on your floor.
Dawson Technical Institute
The assembly areas will be the east parking lot and Wabash Avenue.
How to Respond to an Active Shooter Situation
An active shooter is an individual engaged in randomly killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area, typically through the use of firearms.
2) HIDE OUT
- Have an escape route and plan in mind
- Leave your belongings behind
- Keep your hands visible
3) TAKE ACTION
- Hide in an area out of the shooter’s view
- Block entry to your hiding place and lock the doors
- Silence your cell phone
- As a last resort and only when your life is in imminent danger, attempt to incapacitate the shooter
- Act with physical aggression
For more information, visit the or more information, visit the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s website.