Emergency Alert System

Harford Community College uses the HCC ALERT ME emergency notification system to provide urgent information to students and employees in the event of a nonscheduled College closing or emergency.

Forms of Communication Include:

  • Email and/or Telephone Alerts (students and employees must keep contact information updated through OwlNet)
  • Emergency Notification Line: 443-412-2322
  • HCC Website
  • Social Media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Building Notices
  • WHFC 91.1 FM
  • Route 22, Roadside Marquee
  • Computer Message (for all users logged into campus network)
  • Campus Voice Mail (employees only)
  • Public Address Broadcast

Emergency Closing Information

When severe weather conditions or other issues require the College to alter its operating schedule, the following radio and television stations are notified to broadcast College announcements:

AM Radio Stations

  • WBAL Baltimore (AM1090)
  • WNAV Baltimore (AM 1430)
  • WCAO Baltimore (AM 600)
  • WOLB Baltimore (AM1010)
  • WCBM Baltimore (AM 680)
  • WWIN Baltimore (AM 1400)

FM Radio Stations

  • WIYY Baltimore (FM 97.9)
  • WRBS Baltimore (FM 95.1)
  • WEAA Baltimore (FM 88.9)
  • WRNR Baltimore (FM 103.1)
  • WERQ Baltimore (FM 92.3)
  • WCHH Baltimore (FM 104.3)
  • WHFC HCC (FM 91.1)
  • WWIN Baltimore (FM 95.9)
  • WLIF Baltimore (FM 101.9)
  • WWMX Baltimore (FM 106.5)
  • WPOC Baltimore (FM 93.1)
  • WXCY Havre de Grace (FM103.7)
  • WQSR Baltimore, Jack FM (FM 102.7)
  • WZBA Baltimore (FM 100.7)

Television Stations

  • WBAL-TV (NBC)
  • WJZ-TV (CBS)
  • WBFF-TV (FOX)
  • WMAR-TV (ABC)

Print Media

  • The Baltimore Sun

Off-Campus Notifications

Closing of an off-campus location (APG, Public Schools, etc...) will result in automatic canceling of scheduled HCC classes at that particular location even if on-campus classes are not canceled. Therefore, College personnel and students are not expected to attend these classes. Off-campus HCC classes and activities will also be canceled if the College announces that it has officially closed.


Important Numbers

  • Department of Public Safety:
    443-412-2272 (ext. 2272 from
    on-campus phones)
  • 911 for Immediate Assistance
  • Emergency Notification Line:
    443-412-2322

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