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Safety and Wellness Notice

Peralta Community College District and Colleges: College of Alameda, Berkeley City College, Laney College, and Merritt College are committed to providing a safe and supportive environment to ensure that you have the opportunity to be successful and have a quality experience as a student. Many of you received this message previously via text.

We strive to promote awareness, education, and availability of resources to reduce incidents of crime/violence and to support victims and survivors.  In addition, we provide Information and resources to reduce substance abuse and consequences of drug and alcohol usage on campus.

By law, we are required to provide to you notice of the availability and access to the information below:

  1. Peralta Community College District Annual Security Reports

  1. AP-3450 Sexual Assault Policy and Procedural Guidelines

  1. Peralta District Policy and Procedure on Discrimination and Harassment

  1. Title IX – Not Anymore by Student Success: Online Sexual Assault Prevention Student Training
  1. Title IX – Urgent Services and Resources, including Victim Services by campus
  1. Policies and Procedures on Drugs and Alcohol, including Prevention and Help Programs
  1. Peralta Police Services    510-466-7236
  2. Alameda Crisis Hotline    1-800-309-2131
  3. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline   1-800-273-8255 (24-hour hotline)
  4. Active Shooter Training Videos


As always, please be aware of your surroundings and activities to safeguard yourselves and belongings.


Thank you for helping us maintain a safe campus. We look forward to seeing you back at one of our campuses soon!

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  • Since 1964, the Peralta Community College District - comprised of Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College - has served the cities of Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Emeryville, Oakland and Piedmont by providing 25,000 students each semester with a range of educational programs and life-long learning opportunities.