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Osceola Campus Will Close for VIPER Exercise

Monday, December 13, 2021  On Friday, December 17, 2021, the majority of the Osceola Campus will be closed to most students, faculty and staff, so that a Valencia Interoperable Partners in Emergency Response (VIPER) exercise can occur. Participants include the Kissimmee Police Department, the St. Cloud Police Department and the Kissimmee Fire Department and EMS. The VIPER […]

Holiday Safety Tips From the Security Team

Friday, December 10, 2021 A Message from Mike Favorit, Managing Director, Safety & 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. However, it’s also a time when busy people forget to be cautious about their personal safety and property. […]

School of Public Safety Offers Women’s...

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 A Message from Mike Favorit, Managing Director, Safety and Security In light of the tragic Miya Marcano case and to stress the importance of personal safety, our Security team has received numerous calls requesting a women’s self-defense training. As a result, our School of Public Safety team will be host a free Women’s Self-defense class […]

Now Hiring: Director, Security

Monday, October 11, 2021 Valencia College’s Campus Security Services is currently seeking a candidate to fill the role of director, security, who manages a staff of security supervisors, officers, staff assistants and clerks on our East Campus. The director, security is primarily responsible for all security matters, including proactive patrolling and protecting Valencia College assets against crimes, fire, man-made […]

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

Wednesday, September 29, 2021 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 […]

Download the Valencia College Safety App

Monday, August 16, 2021 As you return to campus, don’t forget to download the free Valencia College Safety app. This app allows users to simultaneously call and send their location to security in case of an emergency on Valencia campuses. The app also offers safety features, such as tools that allow users to request Valencia security or a friend to watch their location remotely […]

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, […]