NOCE Participates in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill on 10/18/18

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October 16, 2018 12:11 PM

An Earthquake Can Happen at Anytime: Be Prepared
NOCE Participates in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill

Thursday, October 18, 2018 is International Shakeout Day and NOCE will participate! This is an important time to prepare for a major natural disaster or emergency. The California Community Colleges, along with national and state government offices, have identified the Great Shakeout as a priority.

At 10:18 a.m. on Thursday, October 18, 2018, North Orange Continuing Education (NOCE) will participate in the statewide earthquake drill. Faculty are encouraged to discuss the earthquake safety procedures in class before and/or after the event. The Anaheim Campus will also do a “drop, cover, hold” drill at 6:50 p.m. on Thursday.

Earthquake Safety Procedure:

  • Drop
  • Cover
  • Hold on

Evacuation (AT THE WILSHIRE CAMPUS ONLY):
ONLY THE NOCE WILSHIRE CENTER WILL EVACUATE. The NOCE Anaheim Campus and NOCE Cypress Center are expected to drop, cover, hold on, and watch the safety video. Please note: NOCE off-site classes and/or locations are encouraged to participate in the Great ShakeOut Drill.

Earthquake Safety Steps, Tips, and Resources:
https://www.shakeout.org/california/
http://www.earthquakecountry.org/step5/
http://www.earthquakecountry.org/library/ShakeOut_Earthquake_Tips_Disabilities_AFN.pdf

How to "Update Your Information" in myGateway to receive emergency communication/notifications:
In order to update your information to receive emergency communication and notifications, please visit: myGateway to review and update your personal information.

  • Sign into myGateway
  • Go to the "Personal Information" channel under the "Student" tab
  • Click on the item "Set Text Message Alert Preferences"
  • When clicking on "Set Text Message Alert Preferences," the next screen will allow you to enter your cell phone information, the cellular service provider, the level of messages you want to receive, and the campus or campuses you want to be notified about
  • After entering your information, click on the "Submit" button

Earthquake Drill Video:

For instructions on how to prepare for an earthquake drill, view the video here.