Emergencies

All emergencies, accidents, or injuries which occur on College property are to be reported to the Public Safety Department (Room L-154) or the Health Services Office (Room HS-100) within 48 hours of the accident.
In the event that any condition threatens to close the College temporarily, listen to the following broadcasting stations for official instruction: WCBS/880, WOR/710, 1010 WINS, WVNJ 1160, and Cablevision/ NEWS 12 NJ, or log on to the College’s web site, http://www.bergen.edu

 

Reporting a Crime, Emergency Situation, or Violation

How to Report a Crime, Emergency Situation, or Violation of Bergen Community College:

 1. The policies of Bergen Community College, which are enforced by the Public Safety Dept., are made known to students, faculty, and staff through College publications, including the Emergency Handbook and the webpage. 

2. To report a crime, emergency or violation

 • In Paramus Campus call Public Safety at 201-447-9200 (or ext. 6 if using an internal BCC phone) or come to the Public Safety Office located on the ground floor of the L wing, Room L-154.

 • At the Meadowlands Lyndhurst Campus call Public Safety at 201-301-1267 (or ext. 6 if using an internal BCC phone) or come to the Public Safety Office located on the ground floor Room 101. 

• At the Ciarco Learning Center Hackensack Campus call Public Safety at 201-301-9700 (or ext. 6 if using an internal BCC phone) or come to the Public Safety Office located on he ground floor Room 135. 

3. Provide a clear description of what the incident was about, who was involved, where it took place, when it took place, and if you know how or why it came about. Be as specific as possible and give your own name and those of other witnesses.

4. IF THE EMERGENCY APPEARS TO BE IMMEDIATELY LIFE OR PUBLIC-SAFETY THREATENING, OR INVOLVES THE COMMISSION OF A SERIOUS CRIME, CALL 911. (CALLS FROM INTERNAL BCC PHONES MUST BE MADE BY DIALING 911).