It is the policy of the college to provide a safe and healthful environment for students, visitors, and employees and to strive to improve the quality and conditions on the campus that are necessary to achieve this goal.
The information contained in this manual (and supporting website) has been prepared to provide the faculty and staff with an understanding of the college’s concern for protecting employees from job-related injuries or health impairments, to prevent accidents and fires on the campus, to inform employees of appropriate emergency medical procedures and plans, to monitor workplace hygiene and sanitation, and to promote the adoption of campus practices which are designed to reduce employee exposure to unwarranted and unnecessary threats to their health and safety. The information is also provided to assist in extending these protections to the students and visitors to the campus.
Sampson Community College is committed to providing a secure campus environment for all members of the college community. The College operates as a commuting institution and does not provide dormitories and The following information is intended to summarize the College’s response to the requirements of the Clery Act, as amended in 2000, and to define institutional policies and procedures for campus security and crime reporting.
Under a cooperative agreement with the City of Clinton, the College has one full-time and number of part-time Clinton Police Officers assigned to the campus to provide security, traffic control, and assist with criminal investigations. These officers are available to help address student concerns and to provide a visible law enforcement presence on the campus. The campus security office is located off of the game room on the first floor of the Warren Student Center. An officer can be paged by calling the campus switchboard or through one of the emergency call stations located in selected parking lots. Students who wish to discuss specific security concerns, report criminal activity, or seek the advice of a law enforcement professional may make an appointment directly with an officer or through Student Services.