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If a situation arises on or around campus, including weather-related events, that could potentially threaten the health or safety of Rosemont community members, senior administrators of the College and members of Public Safety are immediately summoned as part of Rosemont's crisis response procedure. This group determines the appropriate actions to be taken, using Rosemont College's Emergency Preparedness Plan as its basis and guideline.
 
Campus advisory action may include:
  • Deployment of Public Safety officers
  • Engagement of law enforcement officials, if appropriate
  • Cancellation of classes
  • Patrol of the campus perimeter
  • Closing of roads and entrances onto campus
  • Lockdown of campus buildings and residence halls
  • Evacuation of campus buildings and residence halls

COMMUNICATION OF CAMPUS ADVISORY

In the event of a Campus Advisory, an effective College-wide communications process is vital in order to provide the greatest safety possible for our students, faculty, and staff.

We will use all available means of communications in a Campus Advisory situation, including text messaging via E2Campus, telephone, the Web site, iWay, and e-mail. The College will also implement on-site personal contacts by utilizing Public Safety officers and other College staff and officials.

The communications tools may include:

Rosemont Web Site, www.rosemont.edu
 
Critical information is posted on the College's home page and may be viewed both internally (students, faculty, and staff) and externally (parents, alumni, and other constituents)
 
E-mail
 
Broadcast e-mails are sent to Rosemont students, faculty, and staff, as well as alumni, if appropriate.
 
iWay
 
Relevant information may be posted on the College's internal iWay portal.
 
Telephone
 
Broadcast voice mails are sent to faculty, staff, and can be accessed both on and off campus through their individual voicemail; emergency phones are installed in all residence halls and are operational for campus calling, 800 number calling, 911 emergency and contacting Public Safety directly.
Information is also recorded on the Rosemont College main telephone number 610-527-0200; this information is accessible from on or off campus to any constituent, including parents.
 
E2Campus
 
Important emergency alerts, notifications and updates are sent to all registered devices, including cell phone (via SMS/texting); email account (work, home, other); smartphone/PDA (BlackBerry, Treo & and other handhelds); pager
 
This opt-in service requires registration.
 
On behalf of the men and women of the Department of Public Safety, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Rosemont College. I want to assure you that the Department of Public Safety will be working around the clock to maintain a safe atmosphere for faculty, staff, students, and visitors alike. We believe that safety is a shared responsibility and ask that you join us in making our campus, as well as our local community, a safe and joyful place.
 
Working together we will make the Rosemont community safe for living and learning. I welcome your comments, suggestions, and ideas for making Rosemont College an even safer environment.
 
Please stop in and see me. My office is located on the ground floor of the Cardinal Building; my telephone number is 610-527-0200, x2556 or email at
 
 
Matthew Baker
Director of Public Safety
Rosemont College
There is no safety alert at this time. In the event of a safety alert on or near campus, this page would provide information for students, faculty, and staff.
Report a crime or emergency on campus dial "2555"  from any college phone line.
 
Report a crime or emergency on campus dial "610-527-1038" from a cell phone or other phone
 
Report a crime or emergency off campus dial "911"
 
2556 - Director of Public Safety
2554 - Public Safety Office (administrative line for information only) 
2154 - Director of Operations
2152 - Director of Facilities
2400- Dean of Students 
2401- Director of Residence Life
2420- Wellness Center 
2416- Counseling Services 
2211- Residence Coordinator 
4112- Residence Coordinator 
2334- Woman’s Center at Rosemont

Woman's Center of Montgomery County:

Norristown: (610) 270-1548
Pottstown: (610) 970-7363
Jenkintown: (215) 885-5020
 
Victim Services Center of Montgomery County:
 
Serious Crimes Hotline: (610) ASSIST -
Sexual Assault Hotline: 610) 277-5200
Victim Services: (610) 277-0932

Lower Merion Township Police Department:  
 
Emergency: DIAL 911
General Information: 610-649-1000
Superintendent of Police: 610-645-6270
Operations Division Command: 610-645-6270
Staff Services Command: 610-645-6250
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