Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is committed to supporting the safety and welfare of its students, faculty, staff and visitors. To ensure your safety, MGCCC administration maintains an emergency communication plan to keep you informed. The college also maintains an emergency response plan that was developed in accordance with appropriate laws, regulations and policies that govern crisis/emergency preparedness.
The Emergency Action Plan is referenced whenever a natural or induced situation occurs that threatens the safety or reputation of the college, its students, faculty or staff. The plan is designed to maximize human survival and preservation of property, minimize danger, restore normal operations of the college, and assure responsive communications with the community.
It is strongly recommended that all MGCCC students, faculty and staff sign up for the college’s emergency notifications to receive time-sensitive information and directions during emergencies.
Visitors to campus may be alerted to campus incidents or emergencies by an outdoor warning system, classroom phone notifications and office phone notifications. Additionally, the college’s homepage (mgccc.edu) will always be updated with any pertinent information.
- MGCCC Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MGCCC/
- MGCCC Twitter https://twitter.com/MGCCC
- MGCCC Instagram https://www.instagram.com/mgcccbulldogs
MGCCC Alert Phone, Text and Email Settings (students and employees): Login to Web Services and go to the Personal Information link. Update your Emergency Notification Info to receive text and email alerts.
- Perkinston Campus (601) 928-6327
- Harrison County Campus (228) 896-2516
- Jackson County Campus (228) 218-0024
- George County Center (601) 766-6447
- West Harrison County Center (228) 563-2251
- The Bryant Center at Tradition (228) 267-8669
- Advanced Manufacturing and Technology Center (228) 896-2516
Medical Analysis Health Clinics (appointment line):
- Perkinston Campus (601) 528-8487
- Harrison County Campus (228) 897-3910
- Jackson County Campus (228) 497-7785
- George County Center (601) 766-6431
- Stay informed.
- Receive MGCCC emergency alerts.
- Monitor conditions and stay aware of hazards.
a communication plan.
- Have a plan for communicating with your friends and family.
- Plans should include ways of communicating if phone lines are unavailable.
- Have an emergency kit. More details may be found at: https://www.ready.gov/build-a-kit
- Have a plan to act.
- Have maps of the area and know your way around.
- Never let your fuel tank drop below one quarter.
- Develop a destination to reunite with friends or family.
- Keep your phone charged.
- Get trained! MGCCC offers training and drills for various types of emergencies.
In the event of a campus evacuation, MGCCC officials would provide
instructions and other available information via emergency-communication
channels. To exit campus quickly and safely, consider the following:
- Plan for an evacuation before an emergency occurs. You should
- Congested areas and intersections
- Construction zones
- Emergency or dangerous areas
- Remain calm as you evacuate and encourage others to do the same.
- Use caution when walking and driving. Increased pedestrian traffic
should be expected.
- Depending on the emergency, Contraflow of traffic may be used.
Emergency responders may be entering campus.
- Do not walk through campus to get to your car or room. Your goal
should be to get out of harm’s way.
- Consider walking instead of driving. This helps reduce traffic on
the road and may be a faster way off campus.
- Use caution at intersections. Law enforcement may be involved in
emergency response and may not be available to direct traffic.
- Discuss an off-campus reunification location with family and
- Be patient. You should expect delays during an emergency