Emergency Response – Communications


Campus security:

Office of the CEO:

Building supervisor:


  1. Nature of the emergency
  2. If police, fire or ambulance is needed
  3. If there is a weapon involved
  4. If suspect is still present, if not identify the direction the suspect went.


Announcements regarding emergencies and/or weather closings are issued in an appropriate and timely manner. Information may be issued several ways:

On-campus notification
The announcement will be made on-campus through the telephone paging system.

myCommNet ALERT
myCommNet Alert is the emergency alert system used by the Connecticut Community Colleges. The system is also used for weather-related closings and delays.

Alerts may be sent via text, email and/or voice message. All students and employees are automatically enrolled. Students, faculty and staff may edit or update at https://my.commnet.edu.

College Website
During an emergency, the web site will be updated continually with the most current and accurate information.
College E-Mail
Pending the campus computer system is functioning, faculty and staff will be notified via Email from campus or from off-campus command station.
Students will be sent a message to their college issued Email address using Constant Contact.

LED Driveway Sign
Emergency information will be posted on the driveway sign at the top beginning of the Danielson campus driveway.

Social Media
The College will post official statements on the official Facebook, Instagram, and Twittter page. Message will push “out” and not be interactive during the crisis.

  • www.facebook.com/myQVCC
  • www.Instagram.com/QVCCEDU
  • www.twitter.com/QVCC

WINY (97.1 FM/1350 AM) • WILI (98.1FM/1400 AM) • WICH 1310 AM • WTIC 1080 AM • WZMX 93.7 FM • WTIC 96.5 FM • WNLC 98.7 FM • WCTY 97.7 FM • WRCH 100.5 FM, and WKNL 100.9

CT NBC Channel 30• Channel 3 WFSB


If appropriate, a media briefing center will be established and the local media will be advised and regularly updated

Written emergency communications, both to on- and off campus personnel, will be coordinated by the Office of the President and Office of Marketing and Communications.

Do not attempt to answer media questions about campus emergencies.