TVCC Catalog

Public Safety and Security


TVCC has a small campus security force. In an emergency, dialing 9-911 from campus phones, or 911 from pay phones, connects to the Ontario police and fire departments. In other situations, dial 541-212-9594 or 541-212-9576 for the campus security manager. Campus emergency and criminal incidents should be reported to the security manager as soon as possible. The security manager will notify the appropriate TVCC administrator.

Oregon state law prohibits the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by any person not yet 21 years old. TVCC policy prohibits the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages on the college campus or while being transported to or from a college-sponsored student activity. Attendance at any college activity while under the influence of alcohol is prohibited.

Oregon state law prohibits the illegal possession, use, or sale of narcotics and habit forming drugs. TVCC policy prohibits possessing, using, or supplying narcotics, habit forming drugs, or hallucinogenics on the campus or at any college-sponsored activity. Attendance at college events while under the influence of any of these illegal substances is prohibited.

Students in violation of college policies are referred to the Vice President of Student Services for appropriate action.

Contact the TVCC security office at 650 College Boulevard, Ontario, OR 97914 or at 541-881-5706 for more details on crime information.


During New Student Orientation, safety procedures and crime awareness policies and procedures are discussed. Health and safety presentations and programs are frequently held on campus during the academic year.

TVCC staff and security personnel are trained to keep an eye out for situations and circumstances that may present a risk to the public on campus. Physical facilities such as lighting and exterior doors are routinely inspected to ensure the safety of faculty, staff, and students. If a problem is observed, please report it to the Physical Plant/Campus Security Director by calling (541) 881-5706 or (541) 212-9576 (after hours emergency contact).

Common sense and thinking about safety is always the greatest asset in the prevention of crime. Lock your doors, secure your personal possessions out of sight; don't walk alone at night. Individuals who are acting suspiciously or who are in unauthorized areas need to be reported to Campus Security personnel at once.

Helpful Contacts

  • Advising: 541.881.5815
  • Admissions: 541.881.5811
  • Financial Aid: 541.881.5833
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