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Any events involving a room reservation must be confirmed on the calendar through the Business Office (Miguel Chavez at 404-687-4510 or ChavezM@CTSnet.edu).
Cancellation of Classes Plan
In the event of inclement weather, community members may find out whether classes are in session and seminary offices open by calling the Columbia’s weather line at 404/687-4501. Should Columbia’s telephone system be out because of an extended power outage, please listen to WGST Radio (640 AM or 105.7 FM), tune into 11Alive News (TV Channel 11) or login to 11Alive.com for the same information. The seminary’s e2Campus Emergency Alert System may also be used to notify the community of class/school cancellations.
Drug Prevention Program
Columbia Theological Seminary is committed to the health and well being of the members of our community. In the spirit of this commitment and in compliance with the United States Department of Educations’ Drug Prevention Program, this policy statement regarding controlled substances is being issued for all faculty, staff and students. Download Document Here.
Campus Security & Fire Safety Report
In accordance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act (P.L. 101-542), Columbia Theological Seminary is required to disclose campus security policy and campus crime statistics annually to all current students and employees and to any prospective students/employees upon request. The intent of this federal legislation is to promote awareness and to encourage responsible action in making the Seminary a safer place. Columbia Theological Seminary is also committed to providing a fire‐safe environment for the faculty, staff, students and visitors, and to protecting its property through an effective fire prevention, protection, preparedness and response program. These policies are in effect to assist the campus community in working together to maintain an environment that reduces the risk of fire hazards. Download Document Here.
Information Concerning Infectious Diseases
From time to time, concerns arise about various infectious diseases which may affect our region and our campus. We rely heavily on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization. Recent concerns have been focused on the Ebola and Flu viruses. Click here for notice from the Office of the President. As a precaution, we would like to be aware of any international travel by members of our community. If you plan to travel outside the U.S., please notify Human Resources at SaulsJ@ctsnet.edu.
Columbia Theological Seminary welcomes any student with a documented disability and accommodates special academic needs, which are determined on an individual basis with appropriate documentation. Such disabilities include learning, physical and mental impairments. Columbia Theological Seminary complies with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) effective 2009, with final regulations approved in 2011.
For more information regarding our policies and procedures, please download the CTS Guide to Disability Services.
To register as a student with a disability, please download the Disabilities Registration Packet.
J. Martin Sadler, Vice President for Business and Finance, serves as the Section 504 Coordinator, and is located in 106 Campbell Hall (or phone 404-687-4512).
Ann Clay Adams, Academic Administrator, works with academic accommodations and is located in 114 Campbell Hall (or phone 404-687-4524).
Columbia Theological Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (except as religion may be a bona fide occupational qualification for certain positions at the Seminary), sex, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability in its programs and activities. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
J. Martin Sadler, Vice President for Business and Finance/Section 504 Coordinator
Office 106 Campbell Hall, 404-687-4512
Jody D. Sauls, Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
Office 202 Campbell Hall, 404-687-4654
Brandon T. Maxwell, Dean of Students
Office E101 Broyles Leadership Center, 404-687-4522
For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
Columbia Theological Seminary contracts with the City of Decatur Recycling Services for regular pickup from recycling dumpsters. This service is single stream collection, which means there is no need to sort.
- Upper campus in lower parking lot behind Harrington Center.
- Lower campus at Village Residences 39-42.
- Campbell Hall first floor stairwell.
- All aluminum items.
- All glass bottles and jars.
- All plastic containers labeled “1” through “7”.
- All paper products, including newspaper inserts.
- Plastic bags.
- All cardboard items.
Do NOT recycle:
- Styrofoam products without recycling logo. No packing peanuts.
- Any item that has been contaminated with food/waste, i.e. pizza boxes.
- Plastic/wax coated cartons, i.e. milk/juice cartons.
- Light bulbs.
- Broken glass.
- Wrappers with metallic material.
For additional information regarding City of Decatur recycling, visit: http://www.decaturga.com/index.aspx?page=108