Closings & Emergencies

SHELTER IN PLACE LIFTED - Virginia Beach Campus

Posted June 28, 2017 - 4:34 p.m.

Shelter in place order has now been lifted.

SHELTER IN PLACE - Virginia Beach Campus

Posted June 28, 2017 - 4:19 p.m.

Faculty, staff and students on the Virginia Beach Campus should SHELTER IN PLACE immediately. Lock doors, go into designated internal areas of assembly, turn out lights, stay away from windows.


Threatening Incident on Virginia Beach Campus

Posted June 28, 2017 - 4:08 p.m.

At approximately 3:10 p.m. today (Wednesday, June 28), an attempted assault took place in the Virginia Beach Building (Building G) on the Virginia Beach Campus.

An unidentified black male, 6-feet tall wearing a white T-shirt and camouflage-style pants, armed with a handgun, attempted an assault on a TCC instructor. The alleged assailant is not in custody as of 4 p.m. Virginia Beach Police and TCC Security are on site to secure the area and conduct an investigation.

Be aware of your surroundings. If you see a person who fits the description above, dial 911 immediately.

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Closings & Emergencies FAQs

Who decides that TCC will close and when a decision will be made?
The college’s administration determines whether and when the college will be closed or delayed.

When the college is closed, are classes canceled?
The closing of TCC does not necessarily mean classes are canceled. Faculty members include guidelines on their syllabi regarding alternate arrangements in the event of an unscheduled closing or late opening.

How do I find out if TCC will be closed or delayed?
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