Prevention

The safety of our students, faculty and staff is a priority and our Emergency Response Plan and infrastructure helps ensure we are prepared for various emergencies that could threaten NorQuest’s community. 

Security and Emergency Infrastructure

NorQuest has invested in technical infrastructure, resources and emergency processes to enable an organized and effective response to emergencies.  Some of the highlights include:
  • Uniformed, Certified Security Personnel
  • Onsite Health Services – Registered Nurse
  • Video Surveillance
  • Onsite Automated External Defibrillator
  • Mass Notification Technology – Beacons, signage and text messaging
  • Security Lighting and Patrolled Parking
Note: Infrastructure may vary by campus – for more details contact Facilities Management at emergencyprep@norquest.ca or phone: 780.644.6215. 

Security Services

Security guards are based at the security desk in the lobby of the Main Building (Downtown Campus), Health Education Centre and Westmount. They patrol the interiors and exteriors of the Downtown Campus buildings, as well as campus parking lots and walkways.
 
 If you have security concerns, call:
  • Security: 780.644.6225 (Desk) or 780.991.4573 (Cell)
  • Facilities Management: 780.644.6215
At all other campuses and learning sites outside of downtown, students should direct any concerns about security to their main office or contact Facilities Management at 780.644.6215. For emergencies, call 911.

Security Tips 

While NorQuest strives to provide a safe and secure environment, it is important not to take our own safety and security for granted. We encourage our students, faculty and staff to be aware of their surroundings and practice good personal safety and security. 

Personal Safety Tips

  • Always be aware of your surroundings (eg. bus schedules, building hours of operation, location of security personnel, etc.
  • Stay home from school if you become ill
  • Stay within well-lit areas
  • Secure vehicles and personal belongings
  • Do not leave personal belongings unattended
  • Familiarize yourself with NorQuest College emergency procedures, fire evacuation routes and contact information

General Security Tips 

 

In Case of Emergency

In the event of an EMERGENCY dial 911 for Police, Fire or Ambulance.

Make a SECOND CALL to Security at 780.644.6225 (Desk) or 780.991.4573 (Cell), or Facilities Management at 780.644.6215.