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Emergency Communications

LOCKDOWN – SVC has issued a LOCKDOWN.

Monday, May 9, 2022 – 12:12 p.m.

The College received a general threat of violence via email on Sunday evening. The email was sent to multiple college offices and was discovered this morning.  

College staff contacted the Mount Vernon and Oak Harbor Police Departments immediately to report the threat. The Emergency Operations Center put the college into lockdown at 8:42 a.m. 

A similar threat was made to Bellevue College and Everett Community College. Bellevue College went into lockdown on Friday and Everett CC did so this morning. EOC staff communicated with staff at both colleges to learn more about their investigations.  

In coordination with the MVPD and OHPD, the lockdown was lifted at 9:30 a.m. 

Local law enforcement continues to investigate. In the meantime, law enforcement and the College’s Safety and Security office are providing increased patrols. 

We will update as more information becomes available. 

Monday, May 9, 2022 – 9:30 a.m.

LOCKDOWN LIFTED. All campuses and centers closed for the remainder of the day including evening activities and events.

Monday, May 9, 2022 – 8:42 a.m.

Skagit Valley College has issued a LOCKDOWN order. Please get yourself and others into the closest room and quietly await further instructions. Close all windows and shades.Turn off lights, remain quiet and stay low if danger is nearby. Move to the safest point in the room, away from doors and windows. Remain alert for additional announcements. Those outside should leave the campus immediately via safest route and method. LOCKDOWN.

Suspended operations: SVC campuses and centers closed Monday, Dec. 27

Dec. 27, 2021

Due to inclement weather and out of an abundance of caution, all Skagit Valley College campuses and centers are closed Monday, Dec. 27. All operations are suspended, and all campus activities, including athletic and events, are canceled.

All SVC locations return to regular operations Thursday, Nov. 18

Nov. 17, 2021

ALL Skagit Valley College locations will return to regular operations Thursday, Nov. 18. On-campus classes, activities, and athletic events will be held.

Please travel safely! If you are unable to reach campus safely, please contact your instructor, and they will work with you to accommodate your circumstances.

Mt. Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses closed Wednesday, Nov. 17

Nov. 16, 2021

Due to continued inclement weather and out of an abundance of caution, the Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 17 to all in-person, on-campus classes and activities, including athletics and events. Closures include Cardinal Craft Brewing Academy and the Marine Technology Center. Please note: The San Juan Center will be open.

Scheduled online classes will still be held, and remote operations and services will continue. Students enrolled in face-to-face classes should contact their instructors for further information.

An update for Thursday’s operations will be announced by 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Mt. Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses closed Tuesday, Nov. 16 due to inclement weather

Nov. 15, 2021

Due to inclement weather and out of an abundance of caution, the Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 16 to all in-person, on-campus classes and activities, including athletics and events. Closures include Cardinal Craft Brewing Academy and the Marine Technology Center. Please note: The San Juan Center will be open.

Scheduled online classes will still be held, and remote services are available. Students enrolled in face-to-face classes should also contact their instructors for further information.

An update for Wednesday’s operations will be announced by 6 p.m. Tuesday.

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