Public Safety Department

Berkeley College Emergency Management Plan

Crisis Media Policy

It is the policy and intention of Berkeley College to keep the media and public as informed as possible in the event of an emergency. In such situations the Director of Media Relations may be reached via email,, or telephone, 201-291-1111 ext. 5122.

Berkeley College has developed a policy for disseminating all relevant information to the media.

The Media Information Policy for Berkeley College details ways in which the college and its designated personnel will work to provide accurate information to the media in a timely manner, answer all reasonable requests for additional information, and formulate a message about how the institution is handling the crisis.

As details and events warrant, subsequent press releases will be prepared to update the public and to ensure that all necessary steps are being taken to address the crisis.