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Valencia College’s Annual Security Report: Reporting...

A Message from Misty Ellis Peaslee, Assistant Director, Security The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose certain timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies. The Valencia College Annual Security Report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning […]

Safety Tips for the Holiday Season

Thursday, December 10, 2020 By Kevin Brunelle, Director, Security The Valencia College Safety and Security department wishes everyone a safe and secure holiday season. This is a very special time of year for many. It’s a time for family, friends and festivities. However, it’s also a time when busy people forget to be cautious about […]

Fall Term Parking, IDs and PawPass; What You Need to Know

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 As the fall semester is unlike any we’ve had before, here’s what you need to know about parking, identification cards and LYNX PawPass: Parking Parking violations will not be enforced until further notice, except for at the Downtown Campus. As a result, students, faculty and staff do not need to obtain new […]

Be Prepared for Hurricane Isaias

Friday, July 31, 2020 A Message from Paul Rooney, Assistant Vice President, Operations Valencia is monitoring Hurricane Isaias, which strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane late Thursday. As of 2 p.m. today, the storm had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph and was centered about 245 miles southeast of Nassau. It was moving at 16 mph, […]

Are You Ready for the 2020 Hurricane Season?

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Monday, June 1, 2020, marked the start of hurricane season. Hurricanes not only affect coastal communities, but can also have significant impact hundreds of miles inland. It only takes one to change your life and your community. As hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria remind us, it is not just major hurricanes […]

Behavioral Assessment Team and Campus Safety — Summer 2020

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Although most of us are working from home these days, it’s still important to remember now and when we return to our campuses and locations that you are aware of Valencia’s Behavioral Assessment Team (BAT) and how to report threatening behavior. Formed in 2011-12 as part of the College’s Emergency Response Plan, the […]

Clery Act CSA Training Notification

A Message from Mike Favorit, Managing Director, Safety and Security As Valencia College continues to ensure the safety of our faculty, staff, and students, we are disseminating an updated Clery Act training. Select employees have received an email because they have been identified as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) for 2020. Their position at the college has […]

Behavior Assessment Team and Campus Safety — Spring 2020

Faculty, staff and student safety is always a priority at Valencia, and the College will continue to work hard to ensure a safe environment across all campuses and offices. One way the College is achieving this is with Valencia’s Behavior Assessment Team (BAT). Formed in 2011-12 as part of the College’s Emergency Response Plan, the team follows protocols to […]

Behavior Assessment Team and Campus Safety

Faculty, staff and student safety is always a priority at Valencia, and the College will continue to work hard to ensure a safe environment across all campuses and offices. One way the College is achieving this is with Valencia’s Behavior Assessment Team (BAT). Formed in 2011-12 as part of the College’s Emergency Response Plan, the team follows protocols to […]

Update on the West Campus Incident

A Message from Falecia Williams, President, West and Downtown Campuses Yesterday, Wednesday, October 23, 2019, the West Campus was shut down in response to a report of a potential active shooter threat. Valencia College’s Campus Safety and Security team and our Orlando Police Department (OPD) partners reacted swiftly to address the report. Upon receiving information […]