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Emergency Info

HOW WILL YOU BE ALERTED IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY?

Newberry College strives to communicate vital safety and security information to all members of our campus community as quickly as possible. 

 

EMAIL/TEXT NOTIFICATIONS

Newberry College has partnered with Rave Mobile Safety to provide the campus community with timely and relevant emergency notifications. Every Newberry College email address is automatically subscribed to the Rave Alert system. Once enrolled, users can customize their contact information to include their mobile number for text notifications and add other contacts, such as a parent or spouse.Full participation in the Rave Alert systems helps us provide a safer, more well-informed campus community.

 

Register:  Students and College employees are automatically enrolled. If your email was somehow overlooked, you are welcome to enroll at any time. Go to https://www.getrave.com/login/newberry, click "Register" and follow the prompts to create a password and provide enrollment information. We urge all subscribers, when they receive their registration welcome email, to log in to the Rave website to add additional contact information and select other customizations, such as language preference for notifications.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

As appropriate, notifications of weather events or other emergency situations will appear on our website and social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

 

WEBSITE

As needed during weather events or other emergency situations, we will post brief notifications on our homeage at www.newberry.edu with a link to more in-depth information on the website. 

 

BROADCAST MEDIA

The following regional radio and TV stations broadcast announcements relative to Newberry College: 

WKDK 1240 AM Radio, Newberry (click here to listen)
WIS-TV, Columbia (click here to listen) 
WSPA TV, Spartanburg (click here to listen) 

Security Department

Click here for additional information about public safety policies, campus crime statistics and other campus safety and security information. 

 

Security officers are equipped with dispatch radios and cell phones.

ON-CAMPUS, dial x5600
OFF-CAMPUS or cell phone, dial 803.321.5600 or 803.940.0672. 

 

The Office of Campus Security should be notified of any problems or crimes committed on the campus and if 9-1-1- is called in the event of an emergency.

Paul Whitman - Director of Security 
paul.whitman@newberry.edu 
803-321-5602: Office 

ALLIED BARTON SECURITY 
alliedbarton@newberry.edu

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