Prairie College strives to provide a safe learning environment that supports fair treatment of all members of its community and is conducive to relationships based on biblical teaching, mutual respect, cooperation and understanding. Prairie does not condone behavior that undermines the dignity, self-esteem, or productivity of any student, staff member or faculty member.
All members of the Prairie community have a responsibility to ensure that the human rights of such members are not violated.Such violation shall include the psychological violence of harassment and the physical violence of assault.Any occurrence considered to be a violation of this policy involving community members may properly be considered under this policy, whether it occurs on or off campus or during or beyond school hours.
Potential victims are encouraged to report any abuse, harassment or assault immediately to the appropriate authority.
If Trapped in Smoke
If Trapped in a Room
When to Use an Extinguisher
Only use an extinguisher to attempt to extinguish a small fire and only if you have been trained to use an extinguisher. An extinguisher can be used to suppress a fire that blocks your exist from the building.
Remember PASS, the four basic steps to operating a fire extinguisher:
P: Pull the pin
A: Aim the extinguisher hose at the base of the fire
S: Squeeze from side to side
S: Sweep from side to side
Emergency or Urgent Medical Situations
Call 403.443.3020 to report an electrical power failure, gas line break, heating emergency or water main break. Do not use candles for lighting. Emergency lighting for exit routes will activate in a power outage.
Unplug electrical equipment including computers. If, necessary activate the building fire alarm to evacuate the building. Do not use the elevator.
Notify Campus Safety of the location of any persons trapped in an elevator.
If you discover a Hazardous Material Spill
Call 911 immediately
Call campus security 403.443.3033
Lock down involves staying inside a secure location and NOT evacuating. Do NOT sound the fire alarm. Immediately secure yourself and others in your area in a room by locking the doors or barricading the doors with available objects Lock and cover windows. Turn off lights and audio equipment. Stay away from windows.
Keep classrooms and other places of refuge secure until police arrive and give you directions. Stay out of open areas and be as quiet as possible.
Be Patient. Time is on your side. Follow instructions and be alert.
Items that may make it Suspicious
If you receive a Suspicious Letter or Package
Do not open it. Isolate it by keeping others out of the area. Call Campus Safety or Campus Security.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
If you can hear thunder you are within striking distance for lighting.
Seek sturdy indoor shelter and stay away from windows.
Do not touch anything that conducts electricity.
Check on-line weather reports. Be prepared to evacuate to one of the following shelter areas:
The Residence Halls – go to the first floor hallway.
MWA and Founder’s Hall – go to first floor of the MWA Building and stay in the hallway.
Oasis/Dining Hall – go to the basement and stay in the hallway.
RDAC – Go to the change rooms.
Maxwell Centre – go to MX 111 (the Nurses Debrief Room).
Steam Plant – Go into the tunnel.
Davidson Apartments – go to the middle of the basement hallway.
Upon notification proceed to above noted shelter area and notify others you meet to do the same. Do not use elevators. Assist those with disabilities to the safest area on the floor (interior corridor, room, office).
After the threat is received:
Checklist to gather useful information from caller:
– Date: ____________ Time: _____________
– Caller’s Sex: M F Age: ________________
– Caller’s Identity: _____________________
– Describe the caller:
– Voice – loud; fast; calm; high pitch; deep; distorted
– Speech – stutter; fair; coherent; raspy; slurred; nasal
– Language – good; deliberate; slow; poor; accent
– Manner – righteous; pleasant; angry; irrational
Applications for Fall 2023 (September start), Winter 2024 (January start) and Online Education (start anytime) are open.
Prairie welcomes applications from individuals all around the world! To begin the International Student Application please click the link below.
If you are applying for the Master of Leadership in Global Christian Education and need more information visit the program page.
In 2022 we launched a 5-year, $100 million dollar Capital Campaign. This ambitious campaign includes a major overhaul to Prairie’s facilities in various areas on campus. It is a long-term investment to equip Prairie to expand our reach and impact students to meet the greatest needs of the world for God’s glory.
Encourage inmates in three institutions across Alberta to discover or reconnect with Jesus Christ. This fund assists the students studying the Certificate in Bible program with scholarships, resources for classes, and instruction.
Invest in the next generation of world changers for God’s Kingdom. Your gift to this fund reduces the burden of students’ tuition and allows more students to receive scholarships and bursaries each year.
Prairie College celebrates 100 years of encouraging a Biblical foundation for life and career. This fund contributes towards the general operating expenses of the College during the 5-year Capital Campaign: Expanding for Greater Impact.
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