Safety & Health

In accordance with updated guidelines from the Chancellor’s Office, to substantially limit all in-person interaction, Copper Mountain College is operating remotely but our physical facilities are closed to students and public, as of March 17, 2020.

CMC Student/Faculty Update

For Students:

Student Services will be by appointment only. To help meet student needs, staff and counselors are also available to assist students through email, by phone, or through web advising. 

For general student services related questions, or to make an appointment with a counselor, please contact:

Admissions & Records: 760-366-5201 ext. 4232 or admissions&

Military-Connected Students: 760-366-5201 ext. 4368 or

Veteran Students: 760-366-5201 ext. 5803 or

Financial Aid will be by appointment only. Contact Brittney Blakeley, Financial Aid Specialist, at 760-366-5201 ext. 4235.

For students in need of disability-related accommodations, please contact or 760-366-5201, ext 5861, to assist you with your individualized accommodations and academic needs.

EOPS/CARE please contact Delores Teague, Program Assistant, at or 760-366-5201 ext. 4247.

CalWORKs please contact Sandra Rocha,, 760-366-5201 ext. 5809.

Veterans Services please contact or 760-366-5201 ext. 5803.

Cashier’s office will be serving students via phone and can be reached at 760-366-5201 ex. 5312.

Greenleaf Library will be by appointment only. Students must wear a mask to enter the library. Research, reference, and assistance with Canvas, online classes/workshops through email or chat will be available.

For Greenleaf Library Appointments – or 760-366-5201 ext. 5293.
The Greenleaf Library Support – or 760-366-5201 ext. 5293.

Canvas support for students will also be provided by the Distance Education Office. Please contact Lisa Larson at or 760-366-5201 ext. 5401.

FREE online tutoring through the Tutoring Center is available. Simply enroll in “ASC-100-50 Supervised Tutoring” through your CMC Portal. Click here for instructions. It is a free, non-credit course, and you can enroll at any time during the semester. After enrolling, you’ll see it on your Canvas dashboard. Please contact Admissions & Records at admissions& if you have any issues getting into the course. For all questions or concerns, please contact Heidi Gibbons, LRC Coordinator, at or

For any other class-related, support-related, or general COVID-19 questions or concerns, please direct those questions to

For Faculty:
There will be remote support for faculty needing assistance provided by the Office of Instruction at 760-366-3791, or 760-366-5201 ext.5246.

For Employees:
Administrators, classifieds, student workers, and confidential employees are expected to report to work, as the college remains open to providing remote services to students and faculty. Please work with your supervisor to support and develop social distanced workspaces, rotational scheduling, and remote working. As previously guided, please stay home if you are sick and contact HR if you have questions or concerns.

Community College Chancellors Office COVID-19 Web Resource
2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Colleges and Universities
San Bernardino County Department of Public Health (DPH)

Copper Mountain Community College District (CMCCD) continues to coordinate with state and local education and health agencies in monitoring the 2019 novel coronavirus (now named COVID-19). 

The California Community College Chancellor’s Office, the California Department of Education (CDE), and now CMCCD has received several inquiries about school preparations as the risk of exposure to the virus expands worldwide. Please see the guidance provided to Colleges and Universities from the California Department of Public Health.

We will continue to update our website in response to the spread of the virus and we will share updates as they become available. Should you have any questions, please contact Jolie Alpin 760-366-3791 ext. 5310.

We are currently working with your instructors to be prepared in the event that the college decides to move all face-to-face courses to distance delivery. The face-to-face portion of your hybrid course would also be affected. For those of you enrolled in fully online classes, continue to engage, complete work, and maintain regular communication with your instructor.

Each class we offer has a Canvas shell accessible to students through the CMC portal. Canvas is CMC’s best platform to continue instruction in the event of an unforeseen interruption. Most of you already make use of the Canvas shell for communicating with your instructors, checking your syllabi, and uploading assignments. 

For those of you who may be new to Canvas, now is an ideal time to start perusing the CMC Student Resource for Canvas link on our website. The webpage includes a video tutorial to get you started, student support resources, and e-mail contact information for student help. Below you will find the link for CMC Distance Education Resources:

CMC learning resources and student support will continue to be available online should the college decide to move to distance delivery. The section below is a summary of services that would be provided:

  • Student Services staff and counselors will be available through email, by phone, or through web advising. For student services related questions, or to make an appointment with a counselor, please contact Admissions and Records at 760-366-5201 ext. 4232 or admission&
  • NetTutor, our online tutoring system, will be available to all students and can be accessed through the Canvas portal.
  • For students needing disability-related accommodations in the event that we move to remote instruction, please contact or 760-366-5201, ext 5861, to assist you with your individualized accommodations and academic needs.

Safety & Health

Data Sheets (please click for data sheet information)


This page has been established to serve the safety & health of our campus community.

The Safety Committee has been established in accordance with Cal/OSHA, CSEA and CMCFA.

The Safety Committee meets on the first Friday of each month in the Maintenance and Operations Office from 1-2 p.m. Agenda items are due the Tuesday before the scheduled meeting.  

Committee Members:

Chairperson: Kevin Cole

Vice Chairperson: Meredith Plummer

Secretary: Emily Helm

Faculty Member: Bruce Bridenbecker

Faculty Member: Paul Friedt

Classified Member: Jeff DeMorrow

Classified Member: Scott Keane

Workers’ Compensation – Employee Responsibilities
Work-Related Emergency

In a Work-Related Emergency Call 9-1-1 or go to the nearest health care provider or emergency room regardless of whether they are a Wellcomp Medical Provider Network (MPN) participant. (A work-related emergency is defined as a medical condition, starting with the sudden onset of severe symptoms that, without immediate medical attention, could place your health in serious jeopardy).

  • Contact your Supervisor and Human Resources at the earliest possible convivence, after treatment.
  • Pick up, fill out and turn in the Worker’s Compensation packet from HR.
  • Send ALL doctors’ notes for initial treatment, follow-up visits, and/or therapy visits to the HR Office by fax or through district mail (on the day of treatment if possible).  Fax information to (760) 366-5258 or send through district mail to Human Resources Office.
ALL other work-related injuries or illnesses
  1. If you are injured on the job, report the injury to your supervisor immediately, then call COMPANY NURSE© 1-888-375-0280 (24hrs/7days), where you will speak to a registered nurse who will take your information and either refer you for medical treatment or give care advice.
  2. If medical treatment is declined on initial call to COMPANY NURSE©, but is later necessary, you must call COMPANY NURSE© back for a medical referral AND notify your supervisor.

If You Require Medical Treatment

  1. Copper Mountain College participates in the MPN for treatment of workers’ compensation injuries. Unless you have properly pre-designated a personal health care provider, before your injury, you must obtain treatment through an MPN provider. Employees will be held responsible for self-procured or out of MPN treatment.
  2. You will have no out-of-pocket cost. Go to the medical facility advised by COMPANY NURSE© for initial treatment. If applicable, give the pharmacy the Pharmacy First Fill Form (8.5 x 11 page) from the packet. They can call myMatrixx (877) 804-4900 if they need authorization or have questions.
  3. All Follow-Up Treatments: Must be performed by an approved workers’ compensation physician or facility and must be pre-authorized by York RSG, our Workers’ Compensation Claims Administrator.

After Medical Treatment:

  • If you’re released to Return to Work on REGULAR duty, you must obtain authorization from the medical facility to return to work (even if no time is lost) and send it to the HR Office.
  • If you’re released to Return to Work on MODIFIED/LIGHT duty, before you can return to work, you must meet with your supervisor who will work with the Human Resources Office to determine if you’re able to perform your duties while accommodating your restrictions. When on Modified Duty, any injury-related medical appointments will be on your own time, using sick or vacation leave. Working with your supervisor, you may also flex your schedule around the appointments.
  • If you’re NOT released to Return to Work with the stipulated restrictions, you will remain on workers’ compensation leave*. It will be your responsibility to notify the appropriate people by phone AND email. Only absences specifically required by the treating doctor will be accepted as workers’ compensation. Send paperwork restricting you from work to the HR Office.
  • Medical appointments for work related injuries should be made before or after working hours whenever possible, and if not possible, the appointment should be scheduled to minimize time away from work.

* For additional information see: CSEA Contract section on Industrial Injury or Illness Leave; or the CMCFA Contract section on Industrial Accident or Illness Leave.

All absences for treatment must be verified by a note from the treating facility. Send ALL doctors’ notes for initial treatment, follow-up, and/or therapy visits to the HR Officer by Fax (760) 366-5258 or email, Danielle Jackson:, and CC Bonnie Bilger:

If you have any questions regarding your Workers’ Compensation benefits, please contact CMC’s Human Resources Office, at (760)366-5267.