Inver Hills Public Safety Department ensures safety and security on campus
Safety & Security

The Inver Hills Community College Public Safety Department is responsible for providing a safe and secure atmosphere for all students, employees and visitors on all property owned, leased or occupied by Inver Hills.

Safety & Security

Emergency Preparedness

When confronted with a minor emergency, Inver Hills normally carries out responsibilities largely independently. However, in the event of a major emergency/disaster, the actions of Inver Hills Community College and the Office of the Chancellor must be closely coordinated to respond effectively. The Inver Hills Community College Emergency Preparedness Plan encompasses several additional plans which support the overall All Hazards Planning Architecture. The objectives of these plans are:

  1. To maximize the protection of lives and property;
  2. To ensure Inver Hills can survive and continue to provide essential services;
  3. To support local units of government;
  4. To describe standards regarding training and exercise activities, plan maintenance, and other preparedness activities;
  5. To ensure that all state and federal government planning requirements are met.

The campus publishes an Emergency Reference Guide to assist the community in common emergencies that may occur while on campus. These Reference Guides are located in all classrooms and are distributed to employees. Review a copy of the current Emergency Reference Guide.

Star Alert Emergency Notification System

Star Alert Emergency Notification System

StarAlert is Inver Hills Community College's emergency notification system for students and employees. It delivers time-sensitive emergency notifications and updates to you from campus leaders and the Public Safety Department, within minutes via phone calls, texts and/or emails.

All students and employees will receive StarAlert messages to their primary contact methods listed with the college.

To update or add additional contact information, create an account on the Blackboard Portal. Use your StarID to create an account for the first time.

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