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2020-2021 College CatalogLast Updated "Operations" on October 9, 2020

Operations

The Division of Operations provides leadership, supervision, and budget oversight for the operational needs of the institution (i.e. building maintenance, space and facilities, safety and security, parking, etc.). The division includes the departments of Institutional Compliance and Effectiveness and Constituent Relations.

The purpose of Institutional Compliance and Effectiveness serves to integrate sustainable processes by which the College demonstrates its success in accomplishing its mission and meeting its goals; to serve as the College’s stewards by maintaining accountability to its constituents for continuous assessment and quality improvement; and to ensure regulatory and compliance obligations are met. The Department of Constituent Relations provides support to the College community through philanthropic engagement and student, alumni, and institutional advisory council relations.

Safety and Security

The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences is dedicated to the safety of College students, faculty, and staff. The College works collaborative with the Christ Hospital department of Safety and Security whose mission is to promote a safe and secure environment that is conducive to excellence in patient care. The department carries out this mission by deterring and preventing crime, educating the hospital staff/employees in all aspects of crime prevention and survival awareness, enforcing hospital rules, city ordinances and State of Ohio laws and investigating complaints, offense reports, auto accidents and any other unusual or suspicious activity on campus.

Emergency Phone Numbers

Updated 8/28/17

Safety and Security 513-585-2222

Cincinnati Police Department (District 4) 513-352-3576

Cincinnati Fire/EMS 513-352-2381

The Christ Hospital Emergency Services 513-585-2235

Rape Crisis Center (24 hours) 513-381-5610

Poison Control 513-558-5111

About The Safety and Security Department

The Christ Hospital Department of Safety and Security is responsible for campus safety at the College. Its jurisdiction covers all campus property. Its personnel do not have arrest authority. However the Safety and Security Department has a close working relationship with local law enforcement agencies, including the Cincinnati Police Department, which assist the Department of Safety and Security when necessary. The College does not have a written memoranda of agreement pursuant to which local law enforcement investigate alleged criminal offenses, but the Cincinnati Police Department, District 4, is notified of all crimes committed on The Christ Hospital Health Network property.

The Christ Hospital Department of Safety and Security is located on B-level of the hospital, near Pharmacy. The staff of professional officers is available 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. _To reach an officer, dial extention **52222 **from any hospital phone, or 513-585-2222 from off campus. Officers in the Safety and Security Department have received private police and security training. In extreme emergencies, Safety and Security will contact the Cincinnati Police Department to assist.

All incidents involving students, staff, faculty, or administration or that occur on college property should also be reported to their direct supervisor or instructor and the Chief Academic Officer. If the incident occurred at a non-TCH clinical location, the person reporting the incident should report this to their direct supervisor or instructor and the Dean of Operations immediately.

TCH Escort Service

Safety and Security offers an escort service anywhere on hospital property to assure safe travel. This service is available seven days a week. To reach the escort service, dial 513-585-5222 or extension 52222 from any hospital or college phone.

Crime Log

The Christ Hospital Safety and Security Department maintains a log of all crimes reported. The crime log is available for the most recent sixty days at any time and is available for public view at the Safety and Security office on 7 North within The Christ Hospital. Requests for crime logs older than sixty days will require up to two business days to fulfill.

Added 10/20/15

Annual Security Report

Annual Security Report and Disclosure of Crime Statistics

TCCNHS is committed to taking the actions necessary to provide a safe and secure working/learning environment for all students and staff. Members of the campus community can feel safe and comfortable knowing that security procedures are in place that represent best practices in the field, and are constantly tested and re-evaluated for their effectiveness.

An Annual Security Report (ASR) and annual disclosure of crime statistics will be prepared by the Associate Dean of Compliance in cooperation with local law enforcement authorities and includes information provided by them as well as by the College’s campus security authorities and various other elements of the College. Each year an e-mail notification is made to all enrolled students that provides the web site to access this report. Faculty and staff receive similar notifications. Hard copies of the report may also be obtained at no cost by contacting the Senior Executive Assistant to the President.

Parking

Updated 10/31/15

Parking is available to students at an off-site designated area. The fee to park is $200 per year ($100 fall semester, $100 spring semester, and no fee summer session). Authorized vehicles are issued a parking badge to use the facility.

Shuttle Bus Service

  • Parking for Christ College students is provided at the Baldwin Building Garage located at 655 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
  • The TCHHN Safety and Security Department provides shuttle service between the Baldwin Garage and the College, Monday through Friday. A schedule of pick ups and drop offs will be communicated to students prior to the start of each semester. After hours and for emergencies students and staff can directly contact Safety and Security.

NOTE: Location of student parking is subject to change based on contracted services and construction.

Additional Parking

  • Limited parking is available on public streets near campus. Vehicles parked in violation of the Cincinnati Parking Authority are subject to a motor vehicle infraction and towing at the owner’s expense. The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences is not responsible for the safety or protection of motor vehicles or their contents.
  • Students enrolled in *eligible** evening classes and clinicals may be permitted to park in The Christ Hospital employee parking garage (P3), if space is available. Those students who park in the Hospital garage(s) without permission will be subject to tickets issued by The Christ Hospital Health Network’s Safety and Security Department. These tickets should be paid to the Bursar by cash or check. Tickets unpaid at the end of the semester will result in a hold on registration.

*Eligible evening classes and clinicals will be defined and communicated to the students prior to the start of each semester.

Vehicle Assistance

Safety and Security is available to assist stranded motorists with vehicle problems on hospital property. For help, call 513-585-2222 or extension x52222 from any hospital phone.

Posting Signs & Notices on Campus

Revised 8/19/15; Updated 8/17/17; 11/9/17

The main goal of posting signs is to communicate information of importance to the student population, and to communicate information that is relevant to the entire institution. The posting of signs, notices, and paper communications within and upon The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences premises and building is restricted to those approved as described in the Policy on Posting Signs/Notices on Campus. Key points of this policy are that only approved signs/notices may be posted. Approvals are to be obtained from the Dean of College Support Services or the Assistant to the President. Any signage without approval will be taken down. For submission procedures please refer to the Policy on Posting Signs/Notices on Campus, which can be located in the offices of the Dean of Operations and the Assistant to the President.