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Emergency Preparedness


The motto of the Environmental, Health and Safety Committee (EHSC) at Clearwater Christian College could be "Fundamental principles played out in specific situations." Due to the nature of an unexpected emergency, specific events cannot be foreseen, but the fundamental principles established by CCC apply in each emergency situation.

In the event of weather emergencies such as hurricanes or flooding, CCC has specific evacuation and protection programs designed with you in mind. The Chief of Security monitors inclement weather and potential severe storm warnings 24/7 in order to stay abreast of current weather conditions and take any action necessary. If a weather emergency does not merit evacuation according to governmental agencies, no evacuation will be ordered, but you will remain safe in your dorm. Should we decide to evacuate campus, an order will be announced to the student body publically and on the landing page of the CCC website. If internet connection to the main website is lost, information will be posted on an alternate, remote website that is directly linked to the main page. All decisions to evacuate campus are made with student safety in mind; information for a safe return will be made available as soon as possible.

In the event of a non-weather related emergency, the college has developed a First Alert text message warning system. Students, staff, and faculty will be notified immediately of the situation and will be given direction on how to respond. While it is difficult to plan against the irrational, we have taken the necessary steps to put warning systems, reliable security, and preventative measures into place.


God led me to CCC. The accreditation was definitely a big deciding factor (and it's in Florida!). CCC is a great school that has a good balance of Christian principles and a wonderful student body. The faculty and staff are also great people. As the vice president of the freshman class, I love the leadership opportunities and chances to get involved. I'm also a part of the political club and enjoy helping with grass roots political work in Florida. For work, I help out on the grounds and assist Dr. Cundiff with daily office duties. Both of these campus jobs give me good experience for the future. Above all, CCC helps teach balance in your Christian life. When I graduate, I pray that I will take with me a sense of balance.