College Facilities Access and Safety

Access to College Facilities

Hawkeye's buildings and facilities are used for the primary purpose of education and community service. Priority is reserved for academic and administrative activities, then by programs sponsored by authorized Hawkeye groups and organizations. However, the facilities are open and accessible during normal business hours and into the evening and weekend hours depending on the class schedule and events. Visitors and guests seeking to utilize College facilities are required to make prior arrangements with the appropriate College office or the events manager.

Identification or sign-in registration is not required to enter Hawkeye's facilities with the exception of the Health Education and Services Center. All authorized users entering the Health Education and Services Center must present a Hawkeye ID at the front desk.

Entry to Hawkeye's facilities is limited to students, faculty, staff, and authorized guests. Trespassers will be prosecuted.

Security of Campus

Public safety officers conduct routine patrols of campus buildings to evaluate and monitor security related matters.

Maintenance of Campus Facilities to Ensure Safety

The director of public safety, public safety officers and the plant and facilities director along with maintenance and custodial staff at Hawkeye Community College work together to ensure that the campus is as safe as possible. Lighting, landscaping, and other safety-related aspects of the campus are continually monitored, maintained, and repaired.

Contact Information

Facilities Rental

Events Manager

Karen Gebel
Tama Hall 110B
Email Karen Gebel

Public Safety

Hawkeye Center 216
Email Public Safety

Public Safety Officer


Public Safety Manager

Nermin Ferkic
Hawkeye Center 218
Email Nermin Ferkic

Public Safety Coordinator

Jenny Johnson
Hawkeye Center 228
319-296-2329 ext.1282
Email Jenny Johnson

Director, Public Safety and Emergency Management

John Kramer
Hawkeye Center 216
Email John Kramer

Executive Director of Human Resource Services

Susan Hauber
Hawkeye Center 101
Email Susan Hauber

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