FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ventura County Community College District Issues Statement and Information on Thousand Oaks Tragedy
(CAMARILLO, Calif.) Nov. 8, 2018 – The Ventura County Community College District expresses our deepest condolences to the victims of the Thousand Oaks shooting and acknowledges the heroic efforts of Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus and first responders. We offer heartfelt sympathy to families and friends of all the victims.
Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura colleges remain open. On-campus health centers are valuable resources for students, staff, and faculty who may wish to access services during this sad time for our community. Center information is as follows:
|Location||Administration Building, Room 111|
|Hours||Monday/Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesday/Wednesday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Additional mental health providers are on-site for drop- in counseling, questions, answers, and referrals. Students can also access information through the student portal. Friday hours may be extended.|
|Location||First Floor in the Student Services Building|
|Hours||Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Mental Health counselors are available for drop-in counseling.
|Location||CRC-108 (ground floor of the CRC bldg)|
|Hours||Monday -Thursday 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Counselors are on-site for drop-in counseling. Regular office hours are in effect, however, any students in crisis may call the office at any time for assistance.|
The Ventura County Community College District is a member of the 115-campus California Community College system, and serves more than 32,000 students annually. The District’s three colleges- Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura- offer programs in general education for degrees and certificates, transfer to four-year colleges and universities, career technical education, and provide opportunities to engage in co-curricular campus activities. For more information, please visit www.vcccd.edu.