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Woolsey/Hill Fires Updates | UPDATED at 8am Thursday Nov. 15

Thursday, November 15, 2018 8:00 a.m.
Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura colleges and the District Administrative Center are open. Employees and students living in impacted areas can contact their supervisor or faculty members for an approved absence if they are unable to be at work/classes. We will continue to keep you informed. Check for updates on this page and District and college social media accounts.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 8:00 a.m.
Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura colleges and the District Administrative Center are open. Employees and students living in impacted areas can contact their supervisor or faculty members for an approved absence if they are unable to be at work/classes.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 5:00 p.m.
Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura colleges and the District Administrative Center will be open for regular hours on Wednesday, November 14 and the reminder of the week.

Monday, November 12, 2018 2:30 p.m.:
In light of recent events, Moorpark College campus will be CLOSED on Tuesday, November 13 and classes have been canceled. Please visit www.MoorparkCollege.edu and follow @MoorparkCollege on social media for updates. Many of our students, faculty, and staff have been adversely impacted and our thoughts and prayers continue to be with our students, colleagues, and community. We will continue to keep you informed. Check for updates on this page and District and college social media accounts.

Oxnard College and Ventura College resume normal campus and class schedules on Tuesday, November 13.  The District Administrative Center will be open. Employees and students living in impacted areas and working at or attending the other two colleges or the District Office can contact their supervisor or faculty members for an approved absence if they are unable to be at work/classes.

Sunday, November 11, 2018 8:30 a.m.:

If you were impacted by the Woolsey or Hill fires, the Thousand Oaks mass shooting, or both, you can call the Disaster Distress Helpline at 1-800-985-5990 or text “TalkWithUs” to 66746 for emotional support

Saturday November 10, 2018

1:00 p.m.:

We are aware that internet service for parts of Ventura and Los Angeles counties has been impacted by the recent fires. Online classes may be impacted. More information will be posted as it becomes available. 

 

6:45 a.m.:
A message from Moorpark College: Saturday classes have been canceled. Currently, we are scheduled to resume classes on Tuesday, November 13th following the Veterans Day holiday. Please visit http://www.MoorparkCollege.edu and follow @MoorparkCollege on social media for updates.Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with our community and colleagues who have been impacted by recent events. We will continue to keep you informed and please continue to use the District and college social media accounts and newsroom for updates.

UPDATE (11/9/18 at 10am): Oxnard College campus will close today at 12 p.m. due to smoke from the Woolsey/Hill fires. Student Workers and Provisional Employees can pick up paychecks on campus until 12 p.m. and then at the VCCCD District Administrative Center, 761 East Daily Drive, Suite 200, Camarillo, after 1 p.m. Questions should be directed to your immediate supervisor. More information is also available on District and college websites, social media platforms, and the VCCCD Newsroom.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                         

Patti Blair

pblair@vcccd.edu

(805) 652-5502

Moorpark College to Cancel Friday Classes and Close Campus 

(CAMARILLO, Calif.) Nov. 8, 2018 – Moorpark College has canceled Friday classes and closed the campus as a result of the Woolsey Fire and related events. The Board of Trustees, Chancellor Gillespie, President Sanchez, and Moorpark, Oxnard, and Ventura colleges are following the situation and keeping students, faculty, and staff informed. Updated information is available on District and college social media platforms, the District newsroom and Woolsey Fire Update page.

Oxnard and Ventura colleges and the District Administrative Center will maintain normal class and work schedules on Friday. Health Center professionals continue to provide valuable resources for students, staff, and faculty. Center information is as follows:

Moorpark College Student Health Center:

https://www.moorparkcollege.edu/departments/student-services/health-center

Location: Administration Building, Room 111

Phone: (805) 378-1413

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.

Oxnard College Student Health Center:

https://www.oxnardcollege.edu/departments/student-services/student-health-center

Location: First Floor in the Student Services Building

Phone: (805) 678-5832

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.

Ventura College Student Health Center:

https://www.venturacollege.edu/departments/student-services/student-health-center

Location: CRC- 108 (ground floor of CRC building)

Phone: (805) 289-6346

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.

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