Helping to protect The Claremont Colleges through the ability to mitigate, prepare, respond, and recover from the effects of man-made or natural emergencies and disasters.

The Great Shakeout

  • Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:18 a.m. on October 18 during Great Earthquake Shakeout Drills.
  • Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel.


  1. Protection of Life – Reduce the risk of injury or death to members of the campus community.
  2. Incident Stabilization – Contain the incident to keep it from expanding.
  3. Property and Environment Preservation – Minimize damage to property and the environment.
  4. Mission Continuity/Resumption – Re-establish instruction, research, and other mission critical activities with minimal disruption.

TCCS Disaster Planning

  • Active Assailant
  • Earthquake
  • Communicable Disease
  • Evacuation
  • Trainings
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Emergency Contacts
  • Personal Preparedness
  • Access and Functional Needs