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Learn how Great Basin College cares for its students with A Guide to Engaged Learning Requests!

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Before a Fire Happens Know the Following

  • Know the location of the exit nearest your area (evacuation maps posted).
  • Know the location of the fire alarm pull box nearest your area.
  • Know the location of fire extinguishers in your area.
  • Know how to use a fire extinguisher

Upon Discovery of a Fire

  1. Pull fire alarm and give verbal warning.
  2. Call 911.
  3. Follow evacuation procedures.
  4. Close doors to contain fire and smoke.
  5. If it is safe to do so, and you have been properly trained, you may attempt to extinguish the fire.

Persons whose clothes are on fire should drop to the floor and roll. Smother the fire with a blanket, rug, or heavy coat.

Once Emergency is Under Control

  1. Determine if it is safe to re-enter the building.
  2. On the Elko Campus notify your respective Vice President. On all other campuses notify the Director and the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Title IX Coordinator (Elko Campus 775.327.2116).

For More Information Contact

Campus Security

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Why Great Basin College

Great Basin College, "The Gold Standard in the Silver State", offers associate and baccalaureate level education in academic, career and technical fields. Welcoming over 4,000 students annually from all corners of the country, both online and at our various campuses and centers, GBC's presence extends across two time zones and spans more than 86,000 square miles throughout Nevada. A leader in rural higher education, GBC takes pride in developing students who are well-prepared to meet the demands of industry and who contribute to the success and prosperity of the local economy.

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