Severe Weather & Natural Disasters

When a severe weather watch is issued by the National Weather Service, the Facilities department will monitor storm conditions in preparation for a potential emergency. If conditions escalate, campus administration will enact the Weather-Related Closure Plan.


  • Close all windows, blinds and shades.
  • Move away from the perimeter of the building and toward a safe area on your floor such as a corridor, lobby area, interior restroom, or stairwell.
  • Do not attempt to leave the building.
  • Do not use elevators.
  • Remain calm and follow directions from Pacific Oaks College personnel.