Great Basin College enriches people's lives by providing student-centered, post-secondary education to rural Nevada. Educational, cultural, and related economic needs of the multicounty service area are met through programs of university transfer, applied science and technology, business and industry partnerships, developmental education, community service, and student support services in conjunction with certificates and associate and select baccalaureate degrees.
GBC is a comprehensive community college that provides educational opportunities to over 3,800 students across 86,500 square miles, in ten of Nevada's largest counties bordering five states. The main campus in Elko is home to an educational community that attracts students interested in a residential college experience. Satellite facilities are located in over a dozen communities across the college's service area.
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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 centers.
The mission of the Great Basin College (GBC) Behavioral Intervention Team is to provide the broadest base of knowledge and skills designed to help students, faculty and staff during difficult times. The BIT meets on a regular basis to share general information regarding resources available and provides for ongoing training to ensure the availability of assistance to those in crisis, regardless of the nature of the situation. The team has protocols 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. If you have an emergency call the security cell at 775-934-4923 for immediate response.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or 775-753-2115.
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.
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.
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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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