PUBLIC SAFETY SERVICES
Cayuga is among the SUNY campuses that use Rave Alert System as their notification system to notify college students, faculty and staff of possible emergencies.
Our Rave Alert notices are intended only for situations involving imminent danger to health or human safety. These may include severe weather, snow closings, utility failure, major road closings, fire or hazardous-material spill in the area, and bomb or weapon threats.
Every Cayuga student and employee has a myCayuga account. You can use your myCayuga account to sign up for our Rave Alert service. Then, if Cayuga Community College generates a Rave Alert notice, it will be sent to you via the phone (text) and/or e-mail contact information you provide.
PUBLIC SAFETY MAGNETIC LOCK
We’ve prepared this video to demonstrate the use of a portable magnetic locking device, otherwise known as the lockdown magnet.
The purpose of the lockdown magnet is to allow us to initiate a campus-wide lockdown of all of our offices and classrooms in the event of an on-campus emergency.
The portable magnetic locking device works like this. In the morning when you come into your classroom the door handle will be locked from the outside. Facilities or Public Safety will place the magnet over the strike-plate allowing you to open and close your door without you having to use the key to unlock or lock your door.
In the event of an on-campus emergency that requires a room lock-down, the occupant simply needs to open the door a crack, remove this magnet, and then close the door which blocks access from the hallway into the room.
EMERGENCY PHONES/CALL BOXES
Red emergency phones and call boxes at various campus locations are to be used only to report emergencies. These will connect the caller directly to the campus switchboard operator, who can then relay a message to the appropriate authority.
LOST AND FOUND
For help with lost or found items, please visit the Campus Police Office (M210) or the Centers for Student Engagement and Academic Advisement (M224) in Auburn, or the Campus Police Office (F122) in Fulton.
For an escort to your vehicle in a campus parking lot, dial “0” (zero) from any campus phone or stop at the main lobby information desk to request assistance from the Office of Public Safety. You can also stop in at the Campus Police Office in Auburn or Fulton.
TRAFFIC AND PARKING ENFORCEMENT
The goal of College traffic and parking policies is to ensure a safe flow of traffic and the maximum number of safe parking spaces for students, employees and visitors. Speed limit signs and pavement markings indicate regulations that are enforced by the Office of Public Safety. In Auburn, parking tickets are payable at Auburn City Hall and traffic tickets are answerable to Auburn City Court. In Fulton, parking tickets are payable to Fulton City Hall and traffic tickets are answerable to Fulton City Court. Details on parking regulations are available from the Office of Public Safety.
If you lock your keys in your car or need a jump-start on a campus parking lot during operating hours, dial “0” (zero) from any campus phone or stop at the main lobby information desk to request assistance from the Office of Public Safety. You can also stop into the Campus Police Office in Auburn or Fulton.
EMERGENCY MESSAGE DELIVERIES
If you have an emergency, and need to notify someone on campus, contact the Office of Public Safety for assistance in getting the message to your party.
INVESTIGATION OF INCIDENTS ON CAMPUS
The Office of Public Safety will investigate all incidents on campus grounds.
ENFORCEMENT OF: FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS/COLLEGE RULES AND REGULATIONS
As the primary law enforcement agency for Cayuga Community College, our officers are sworn to serve and protect the college community. All federal, state, and local laws, as well as college rules and regulations, will be enforced.
The Office of Public Safety offers information and seminars in safety related issues, such as crime prevention, drinking and driving deterrence, and sexual assault prevention.