Utility Emergencies

The procedures listed below should be used in the event of an emergency or interruption of service involving any of the following utilities.


Power Outage - Electricity

  • During normal business hours (M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) contact Campus Services at ext. 3710 or Campus Police at ext. 4111 or 913-469-2500.
  • After normal business hours contact the JCCC Campus Police Department at ext. 4111 or 913-469-2500.
  • Remain calm. Stay where you are unless you are in an unlit area, proceed cautiously to an area that has emergency lighting. Provide assistance to others in your immediate area that may be unfamiliar with the space.
  • Do not evacuate or dismiss employees or students unless told to do so and if no other danger exists. In most cases, power will be restored or classes will be relocated to another area with power.

Water Service Interruptions

  • During normal business hours (M-F, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) contact Campus Services at ext. 3710 or Campus Police at ext. 4111 or 913-469-2500.
  • After normal business hours contact the JCCC Campus Police Department at ext. 4111 or 913-469-2500.

Gas

  • Though JCCC is primarily an all-electric facility, some buildings do have gas service to support the various educational programs or campus services. If you smell gas within any building, if evacuation is deemed necessary, direct all occupants to leave the building and move a safe distance away.
  • While exiting the building, do not use telephones, handheld radios, electrical switches or any device that might trigger an explosion.
  • Once you have exited the building please contact the JCCC Campus Police Department at ext. 4111 or 913-469-2500 and Campus Services at ext. 3710 for assistance.
  • After normal business hours contact the JCCC Campus Police Department at ext. 4111 or 913-469-2500 for assistance.