Campus Safety

 

Campus Security

Campus Security is onsite 24 hours a day and is available to support students, staff and visitors. The Security desk is located in the foyer of Centennial Village. If you will be working late on campus, or if you need access to a room, contact campus security at 403.556.8224.

Security also provides a first point of contact for:

  • Personal safety, surveillance and security
  • Security of our physical assets
  • Campus directions and way finding
  • Lost and found
  • Safewalk
  • Building access (key issues)
  • Parking regulations and enforcement

Campus Safety

Olds College is committed to creating a safe and welcoming learning environment for our students, staff and visitors. We have several safety services and procedures in place.



Policies/Procedures

We take the safety of all our students and staff very seriously. To create a safe environment for ours students and staff we have several policies in place.



Campus Emergencies

If you discover an emergency on campus, where police, the fire department or ambulance are required, dial 911.

When that call is completed, report the emergency to the College Emergency Operator at 403.556.8224. For gas leaks or for any animal emergency, contact Campus Security at 403.556.8224.


Emergency Response

The College has created an Emergency Response Plan. The purpose of the Plan is to ensure human safety, minimize damage to property, and assure rapid and responsive communication to all parties involved. This plan has been created to address, in a coordinated and systematic manner, all types of potential emergencies affecting Olds College.



EmergencyApp

Emergency App

Get the information you need quickly and easily in case of an emergency situation. The OC Emergency App is designed to help keep students, faculty, staff and visitors informed and safe in the event of an emergency situation at Olds College.

To download the App visit the app store on your device.


Olds College Emergency App

 

Safe Walk

The Safe Walk program is offered through Campus Security. The Safe Walk program is in place to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, staff and visitors as they travel about the campus during evenings and after hours. The program is available to anyone on campus, any time of day. To request a Safe Walk call 403.556.8224 and one of the security guards will meet you at your location and walk with you to your office, vehicle or other requested campus location.



Student Support Services

Olds College’s Health and Wellness Centre is located in the lower level of the Learning Resource Centre and offers confidential medical and nursing services, access to doctor appointments, community referrals, sexual health information, addictions help and referrals, emergency and first aid services.

A Registered Nurse is available during our office hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Our Physician Clinic is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, September - April. Please book an appointment by calling 403-556-8230 or 403-556-8239, walk-ins are welcome if availability permits.

Olds College’s Health and Wellness Centre can assist you in living a healthy life, mentally and physically. We offer the following services:

  • Campus Nurse
  • Doctor (part-time)
  • Counselling

Learn more at Student Support Services.



Health Promotion

The following sessions are offered to all Olds College students:

Up Your Brain Game - Free Student Sessions

Up your Brain Game

Up your Brain Game with a series of sessions designed to help you perform at your optimal level. Let’s face it, college can be stressful and we want you to have all the tools you need to be successful. Taking care of your physical and mental health and personal finances are important factors in achieving academic success.

Up Your Brain Game