Save Campus Enforcement's contact information to have ready if you see or hear of a crime/emergency situation on campus. The officer on duty carries their phone always and will respond immediately.
Isothermal Community College Rutherford Campus, Polk Center and Rutherfordton Learning Center are open to students and visitors on a regularly scheduled basis Monday-Friday. Some classes and special events are scheduled on weekends.
Campus Assistance staff secure all buildings after regularly scheduled activities have ended for the day. The Rutherford Campus has officers on duty five days a week, and the Polk Center has campus assistance personnel Monday-Friday.
Campus Enforcement is staffed by the College's resource officers from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department. These deputies are available to respond to situations involving classroom safety and security, drug and alcohol policy violations, harassment, and other potential criminal activity. Please contact one of them immediately in the event of any kind of campus emergency.
Campus Assistance staff is available to help with locking and unlocking of buildings, mail, delivery, emergency medical response, and other campus duties.
The safety of the students, staff, faculty, and visitors at Isothermal Community College is of the highest importance to the college. We hope that what you read here will cause all of you to join with us in making safety a high priority. Be alert, be aware - you can often determine if you are going to be a victim.
The students and employees of Isothermal Community College are our most important assets, and every effort will be made to protect them by providing a safe and healthy place to learn. In order to complete this mission most effectively, the campus community needs to be informed of the fundamental safety and emergency procedures of the College. We realize that most people do not prepare for emergencies until they personally experience an emergency or tragedy. However, taking time now to prepare for emergencies, even the most basic, will help the campus community respond more quickly and efficiently should the need ever arise.