2020-2021 Olympic College Catalog 
    Jun 12, 2021  
2020-2021 Olympic College Catalog

Emergency Communications

College Policy Index

Olympic College has a series of policies adopted by its Board of Trustees. Many of these policies have a direct effect on students. The following is a list of additional Board adopted policies that may be of particular interest to students:

  • 200-06 Children on Campus
  • 200-05 Grievance Procedure
  • 200-07 Smoking on Campus
  • 200-13 Animal Control Policy
  • 200-16 Parking Policy
  • 200-20 Sexual Harassment Policy
  • 200-22 Acts of Hate/Bias Policy
  • 200-23 College Hours
  • 600-01 Withholding Services for Outstanding Debt

The full text of each of these policies, and all other policies adopted by the Board of Trustees, is available on the College's website at olympic.edu/Campuses/AboutOC/BoardOfTrustees/Policies/.

Find the policy number in the list to read the policy online. NOTE: the policy documents are in Adobe PDF format.

Emergency Management and Communications

College Emergency Management maintains a proactive approach to awareness, programs, and partnership. For more information on campus preparedness, active alerts, and student employment opportunities, please check the website: olympic.edu/emergency-management.

If a decision is made to change or suspend operations at one or all campuses, a notification is posted across multiple channels by 5:30 a.m. on the day of the impact.

OC Website
A banner message is displayed on the front page regarding any changes in college operations.

Text Messaging
Sign up for text messaging alerts on your cell phone at olympic.omnilert.net/subscriber.php.

Social Media
Messages are posted to the OC Facebook and Twitter pages.

Watch/listen for messages on all local media outlets.

As in all emergencies or unusual situations, class attendance is a decision that should be based on personal safety and individual discretion.

About This Catalog

This catalog is effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 20201 and is for information purposes only. It is not intended to form the basis for a contract. The College makes a reasonable effort to ensure the contents of the catalog are accurate at the time of printing but reserves the option to amend, modify, or revise any course or program in this catalog for reasons that may include, but are not limited to: a lack of funds to operate a program or course; unavailability of instructor(s); a change in administrative or Board of Trustees policy; and/or a change in the laws, rules, or regulations by the state of Washington which governs the operations of community colleges. In any case, the College's liability for claims arising from reliance upon the contents of this catalog shall be limited to the tuition and fees paid by the student to the college for those courses or programs. In no event shall the college be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages, including but not limited to, loss of earnings or profit.

OC Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is comprised of community members appointed by the Washington state Governor. The Board of Trustees is the governing body of OC and all meetings are subject to Washington state's Open Meeting Act.

The general public is welcome to attend Board of Trustees meetings. The regular, monthly meeting takes place on the third Tuesday of each month at the Bremerton campus.

The April meeting is held annually at the Poulsbo campus and the August meeting is at the Shelton campus.

Any additional meetings, off-campus Board meetings (e.g., Shelton campus) or cancellations of the regular meeting are announced in advance.

Olympic College Board of Trustees

Harriette Bryant - Chair
Tom Eckmann
Candelario Gonzalez
Cheryl Miller

Contact Information
360-475-7100 or
1-800-259-6718, Ext. 7100