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A Safe Place to Work and Learn

At Skagit Valley College, the safety of our students, employees, and visitors is our primary concern. The following information will inform you what SVC Security services are available to you.

SVC employs full-time Campus Security Officers and part-time Security Guards. These officials are non-sworn, non-commissioned college employees. Campus Security Officers and Guards work closely with local law enforcement and emergency responders to ensure the safety and security of all our locations.

Please review our Annual Security Report for more information about SVC crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Notifications Issued Through SVC Rave Alert System

Skagit Valley College uses RAVE as our Emergency Notification System. RAVE is used to communicate with students and employees in the event of a college emergency, weather-related delay, or closure of a campus. The RAVE Alert system can send email and text message notifications directly to your mobile phone. You can learn more about the RAVE Alert system and how to sign up for additional notifications by visiting

Mount Vernon Campus Security Office

Mount Vernon Campus Security personnel are on duty seven days a week. The Security Office is located in the Knutzen Cardinal Center, in room C-110. Security personnel patrol the campus regularly and can be contacted by phone at 360.416.7777. If you are dialing from a campus phone,  only dial the last four digits (7777). Additionally, there are six Assistance Call Boxes located in parking lots around the Mount Vernon Campus. Assistance Call Boxes enable instant radio contact with SVC Security personnel.

SVC Mount Vernon Campus Security provides the following services and assistance:

  • Unlocking/Locking building, offices, and classrooms
  • Jumpstarting vehicles with dead batteries
  • Providing directions/assistance to visitors/students on campus
  • Nighttime or anytime escorts to and from the parking lots upon request (dial x7777)
  • Enforcing all parking regulations
  • Enforcing all on-campus policies
  • Responding to all on-campus calls to 9-1-1
  • Facilitating response for police and emergency services as required
  • Maintaining a safe campus environment for all students, staff, and visitors
  • Managing the Lost & Found Program for the Mount Vernon Campus

Security Service for Whidbey Island Campus & Centers

On the Whidbey Island Campus, San Juan Center, South Whidbey Center, and Marine Technology Center, Campus Security personnel can be reached at 360.679.5383. The Security Office is located in Old Main (Building B) room 114. Not all of the Security services listed above are available outside of the MV Campus.

Door Keys and Key Cards

Faculty and staff are able to get door keys and key card service from the Access Team in Security.  All requests for keys and card access at MVC and WIC should be made via email request through in SVC Outlook.  Most requests are fulfilled the same day.

Request emails should include the building(s) and room number(s) of the desired spaces to access.  Requests should also include a supervisor’s approval.  The approval can originate from your supervisor in an email, a forwarded email containing a supervisor’s approval, or the supervisor may be copied in the email request to Access.

Lost & Found

SVC Security manages the Lost & Found program for the college. If you find something of value that you believe was lost by another person, please deliver it to the nearest Campus Security Office so we can attempt to return it to the rightful owner. If you lose an item, please contact us to see if someone else turned in your missing item.

SVC Incident Report Forms

Skagit Valley College uses the Incident Report Forms to receive, track, and record violations of college and campus rules, policies, and procedures. Reporting options can be found by clicking the button below.

Incident Reporting

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