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Emergency management & Procedures


STUDENTS, CUSTOMERS & STAFF OF FOX VALlEY TECH: Sign up for emergency alerts

LiveSafe: FVTC's safety notification service

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With LiveSafe you can: 

  • Receive emergency notifications 
  • Report tips to Security Services 
  • Virtually escort your co-workers and friends in real time on a map
  • Place emergency calls 
  • Access safety and college resources 

Please note: Effective October 1, 2018 LiveSafe will replace existing RAVE emergency notifications. Your email address will be automatically uploaded into the LiveSafe database. If you would like to add a phone number for emergency text notifications, download and log in to LiveSafe and add your preferred number.

  • Active Threat
  • Classroom Disturbance
  • Evacuation
  • Fire
  • Medical Emergency
  • Severe Weather

If an active threat occurs, initiate ALICE:

A - Alert

L - Lockdown

I - Inform

C - Counter

E - Evacuate

If you observe a disturbance, follow these steps:

  1. Dial 9-911 for police. Dial 4777 for Security.
  2. Limit staff or students from entering the area.

If an evacuation from the campus becomes necessary, the following procedures will be implemented:

  1. An announcement will be made giving specific directions for leaving the building(s) or parking lot(s).
  2. Remain outside until an “all clear” announcement is made.

Anyone seeing a fire should:

  1. Activate the nearest fire alarm.
  2. Dial 9-911 to report the fire.
  3. Leave the building via the closest available exit.
  4. Move to the emergency assembly areas.
  5. Remain outside until an “all-clear” announcement is made.

If you observe an individual with an apparent medical emergency, follow these steps:

  1. Assess the situation (i.e., unresponsiveness, pulse, breathing, bleeding).
  2. From any FVTC phone, call 9-911 for Emergency Services.
  3. Dial 4777 for Security.

When a tornado warning is issued for the area, the following steps are implemented:

  1. An announcement is made alerting students and staff of the warning.
  2. All students and staff should report to the designated shelter areas on the first floor. Stay clear of exterior doorways and windows.
  3. Remain in Designated Shelter area until an “all-clear” announcement is made.

For inquiries regarding Fox Valley Technical College campus emergencies due to inclement weather and other conditions, please call our campus emergency hotline:

(Appleton calling area)

(All other areas in the district)

The hotline number will announce all official campus emergencies at the Appleton and Oshkosh campuses and all Regional Centers.