This section includes general information about the El Camino College Campus. The
learning outcome for this section is for faculty to identify where to locate general
The safety and well-being of our students, faculty and staff are always at the top of our agenda. A truly safe campus can only be achieved through the cooperation of all students, faculty, and staff. This information is a part of our effort to ensure that this collaborative endeavor is effective. Read this section carefully and use the information to help foster a safe environment for yourself and others on campus.
Campus Police are also responsible for:
El Camino College uses a communications service that allows us to send important emergency information directly to students, faculty and staff using the latest technology. The Nixle Community Information Service allows us to create and deliver messages to subscribers instantly via cell phone text message and/or email.
When receiving these emergency notifications, they will be rated according to the college’s emergency designations.
There are 3 types of alerts/emergency notifications:
Employee and student actions will be determined by the “level of emergency.” Messages may include emergency notices regarding crime, earthquakes, gas leaks, etc., as well as other safety information. This free service is secure, reliable, and easy to use.
Notifications may also be accessed at www.nixle.com.
Additionally, iPhone users may download the Nixle App from the Nixle Website or App
(Note: When signing up for Nixle online, you must type in El Camino College’s address in order to be directed to receive notices from the ECCPD.)
The academic calendar includes important information for both campuses, such as deadlines and semester start dates.
This interactive calendar includes important events information for students at El Camino College.
Two areas report directly to the president: Marketing and Communications; Institutional Research and Planning, and Community Advancement.
Academic Affairs has a vice president, associate dean, and 10 academic areas: Behavioral & Social Sciences, Business, Fine Arts, Health Sciences & Athletics, Humanities, Industry & Technology, Library & Learning Resources, Mathematical Sciences, Special Resource Center, and Natural Sciences.
Administrative Services has a vice president and 6 administrative areas: Bookstore, Business, Police Department, Facilities & Planning, Safety & Risk Management, Purchasing & Business Services, and Information Technology Services.
Student Services has a vice president, 4 administrative areas and 2 shared administrative areas: Enrollment Services, Counseling & Student Success, Student Support Services, Health Sciences & Athletics, Student Equity and Achievement Program, and Campus Police.
Certificated employees (faculty) are paid once a month. Full-time faculty checks are issued at the end of the month and part-time faculty and overload checks are issued on the 5th of most months.