Public Safety
A. Zachary Yamba Building; Room 2231
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: (973)877-3132
Fax: (973)877-4421

DELAYED OPENING:
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2015
CLASSES RESUME AT 11AM

Essex County College will open at 11am tomorrow, Wednesday, January 28 and resume its normal class schedule. Administrative and student support services’ offices will also reopen.

 

Please be safe traveling tomorrow.


COLLEGE CLOSED:
TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2015

As a result of the anticipated blizzard, Governor Christie has declared a state of emergency and urged all New Jersey residents to stay home. We support this precaution. Therefore, Essex County College will be closed on tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27th.

 

Please check the website for updates.


COLLEGE CLOSING AT 1PM
ON MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 2015

At this time and based on information from the National Weather Service about the pending blizzard, the College will close today, Monday, January 26, at 1pm.

 

Because we are expecting upwards of two feet to 33 inches of snow to accumulate later today, there will be no classes after 1pm today.

 

By 5 am tomorrow we will post an update to let you know if the College will be open and if classes will be held Tuesday, January 27.

 

In order to stay informed with future weather emergency announcements through the College’s Emergency Alert System (EAS), please register via the “My ECC” portal at: https://eccportaltier.essex.edu/portal/page/portal/ESXC/Login.

 

In addition, to access the “My ECC” portal, you should use the following browsers, because this information is not supported on Firefox or Chrome:

 

Internet Explorer 11
Opera for Android version 26.1656.87080
Safari 7.1 for Mac devices and Apple OS X 10.9.5

 

Those already registered to receive the text messages do not have to reregister.

 

Closing information is also updated on the website. The College also notifies the following media outlets: News 12; WKXW 101.5 FM; Channel 2; Channel 4; WCBS 880 AM

 

Please be safe and stay warm.


Campus Emergency Notification System

Essex County College has a Campus Emergency Notification System. Be notified in a campus emergency! Enter your contact information today for free text alerts. Use your email address as username and choose a password that you will remember.  To sign-up, log onto the MyECC portal at: http://myecc.essex.edu.  Enter you area code, then your 7-digit cell phone number.

  • Select your cell phone provider from the drop down menu.
  • Select subscribe.
  • Then click the submit button.

Inclement weather closure and delay notices may also be posted on the Emergency Notification System. Additionally, the college issues information via email networks to the college community and the college’s public address system. Department emergency telephone communication chains, direct notification by college personnel, activation of alarm systems and posting of notices are other means of communications which the college may use in an emergency.

 

Emergency information or instructions are communicated to the college community through a variety of mechanisms. Please familiarize yourself with these communication methods and utilize them to acquire information and instructions in the event of an emergency.

  • The College website www.essex.edu
  • The college’s Campus Police Department provides  24-hour emergency information at 973.877.3312
  • Radio and Television stations providing announcements.

Radio

  • 101.5 FM
  • 1010 WINS AM
  • WCBS 880 AM

Televison

  • Channel 2
  • Channel 4
  • News 12