Safety, Security & Parking

Your Safety is Our #1 Priority

Safety, Security & Parking

Your Safety is Our #1 Priority

Safety, Security & Parking

Your Safety is Our #1 Priority

A Safe Place to Work and Learn

SVC has a best interest in campus security and the safety of its students, employees, and visitors is of primary concern. The following information will inform you of what SVC Security services available to you.

SVC employs full-time Campus Security Officers and part-time Security Guards. These officials are non-sworn, non-commissioned college employees who work closely with local law enforcement and emergency responders to ensure the safety and security of all of our locations.

For more information about what SVC does for crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus please review our Annual Security Report.

Notifications Issued Through SVC Rave Alert System

Skagit Valley College uses Rave as our Emergency Notification System. This system is used to communicate with students and employees in the event of a college emergency or weather-related delay or closure of a campus. The Rave Alert system can send email and text message notifications directly to your mobile phone. Learn more about the Rave Alert system and how to sign up for additional notifications by going to

Mount Vernon Campus Security Office

The Mount Vernon Campus has Security personnel on duty seven days a week. The Security Office is located in the Knutzen Cardinal Center in room C-110. Security personnel patrol the campus regularly and can be contacted by phone at 360.416.7777. If dialing from a campus phone, you only need to dial the last four numbers, x7777. In addition, there are six Assistance call boxes located in the parking lots around the Mount Vernon Campus that will enable instant radio contact with SVC Security personnel.

SVC Mount Vernon Campus Security provides the following services and assistance with:

  • Unlocking/Locking building, offices and classrooms
  • Jumpstarting vehicles with dead batteries
  • Vehicle lockout assistance
  • Providing directions/assistance to visitors/students on campus
  • Nighttime or anytime escorts to and from the parking lots upon request (dial x7777)
  • Enforcing all parking regulations
  • Enforcing all on-campus policies
  • Responding to all on-campus calls to 9-1-1
  • Facilitating response for police and emergency services as required
  • Maintaining a safe campus environment for all students, staff and visitors
  • Managing the Lost & Found Program for the Mount Vernon Campus

Security Service for Whidbey Island Campus & Centers

On the Whidbey Island Campus, San Juan Center, South Whidbey Center or Marine Technology Center Campus Security personnel can be reached at 360.679.5383. The Security Office is located in Old Main (Building B) room 114. Not all of the Security services listed above are available outside of the MV Campus.

Lost & Found

SVC Security manages the Lost & Found program for the college. If you find something of value that you believe was lost by another person, please deliver it to the nearest Campus Security Office so we can attempt to return it to the rightful owner. If you lose an item, please contact us to see if someone else turned in your missing item.

SVC Incident Report Forms

As the old saying goes, “If you see something, say something.” Skagit Valley College uses the Incident Report Forms to receive, track, and record violations of college and campus rules, policies, and procedures. These forms can be accessed by clicking the appropriate button below:

Campus Safety & Security

Skagit Valley College is committed to providing a safe environment for teaching, learning, working and personal growth. Click the button below to access a Campus Security Incident Report form to report any campus safety issues, crimes, accidents, dangerous conditions or suspicious activity.

Campus Security: Incident Report

Code of Student Conduct

We expect all students to conduct themselves according to the standards described in SVC’s Code of Student Conduct that can be found at Those standards, which are part of Washington Administrative Code (WAC) are consistent with our guiding principles of Respect, Integrity, Open & Honest Communication, and Collaboration are extended to students for conduct both on and off campus when involved with college activities. Any person who observes student conduct which is counter to those standards is encouraged to report such behavior to a Student Conduct Officer using the Incident Report Form found by clicking the appropriate button below.

Code of Student Conduct: Incident Report

Campus View Village

Campus View Village (CVV) is the on-campus student housing complex located just north of the Mount Vernon Campus at Skagit Valley College. The college employs a full-time staff to help maintain a safe and inclusive atmosphere for all residents and guests. In addition to the SVC Code of Student Conduct, CVV upholds specific housing-related policies. If you are aware of any violation that threatens the safety and security of CVV residents, you are encouraged to submit a Campus View Village Incident Report immediately by clicking the button below.

Campus View Village: Incident Report

SVC CARE Team Incident Report

The SVC CARE Team works directly with students to find solutions to academic, social, and personal issues that may impact the potential for student success. To this end, SVC seeks to foster a climate of safety that requires the involvement of all college community members. To facilitate this process, the report has been provided to encourage faculty, staff, student and other community members to report observed behavior that warrants concerns for the safety and well-being of the community and or the safety of an individual.

SVC CARE Team: Incident Report