Colby Emergency Alert System

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Connect-Ed

Connect-Ed sends students and employees emergency information and instructions on cell phones or landlines. Students and employees must register with the Connect-Ed system.
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Emergency Siren

In the winter of 2007-08 Colby installed a siren and public address loudspeaker atop Mayflower Hill. If the siren sounds, seek a secure location and await instructions (see below). Instructions may be broadcast over the public address loudspeaker.

 

 
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Telephones

Colby subscribes to a telephone messaging service, Connect-Ed, that allows students and employees to receive emergency information and instructions on cell phones or landlines. Students are required to register with the Connect-Ed system.

 

Follow-Up Information

  • Connect-Ed - Additional information can be sent to telephones
  • www.colby.edu - Colby's home page will have specific instructions if an alert has been sounded.
  • E-mail - Emergency instructions can be sent to all students and employees as e-mail
  • Security Officers - Security and law-enforcement officers and other emergency responders equipped with radios can be dispatched to deliver follow-up information