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Learn how Great Basin College cares for its students with A Guide to Engaged Learning Requests!

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The mission of the Department of Environmental Health, Safety and Security at Great Basin College is to provide a safe and secure environment for all staff, faculty, students and visitors on all the college’s campuses and centers. The department is continually working to keep Great Basin College campuses a safe place for all, while striving to encourage active participation in college life and development of individual awareness of personal safety for all members of the college community. The goal of the Department of Environmental Health, Safety and Security is to provide an educational experience free from fear of personal harm or harassment that is safe and where all members of the college community are respectful of each other.

Environmental Health and Safety

The Director of Environmental Health and Safety is committed to working with all members of the Great Basin College community to proactively maintain a safe and healthy workplace and learning environment. For questions or information please contact her at: or 775-753-2115.

Campus Security

The Department encourages all faculty, staff and students to be active in helping to keep the Great Basin College centers safe places for all. Be aware of your surroundings, use common sense precautions for your personal safety, lock your vehicle when parking and when possible at night walk with friends. If you observe any suspicious or unusual activity please contact Security or the Campus Director so the situation can be investigated. If you see suspected criminal activities report it immediately. The department is responsible for providing security on the Great Basin College Elko campus during normal class hours and may be contacted at 775-934-4923.

Behavioral Intervention Team

The Great Basin College behavioral intervention team consists of members from both academic and administrative departments in an effort to provide the broadest base of knowledge and skills designed to help students and staff during difficult times. The team has established procedures in place to ensure open communication between departments while maintaining the confidentiality necessary to respond quickly in a crisis situation. If you believe you need the assistance of the team please contact the Assistant to the Vice President for Student Services at 775-753-2184 and she will arrange for the appropriate team member to respond.

Non-discrimination Policy

GBC is guided by the principle that there shall be no difference in the treatment of persons because of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related condition), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, genetic information, national origin, race or religion, and that equal opportunity and access to facilities shall be available to all.

For More Information Contact

Patricia Anderson
Director of Environmental Health, Safety and Security
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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College wants to be your choice for higher education. GBC offers associate and baccalaureate level instruction in career and technical education and academic areas. About 3,800 students are enrolled online from across the country and on campuses and centers across 86,500 square miles, two time zones, and ten of Nevada’s largest counties. We border Arizona, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and California. We are GBC!

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