Health & Safety

Normal, AL
Tuition (in-state)
$12,774 ($7,182)
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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel safe on campus because we have emergency poles located everywhere, so if you need help you just hit the bottom.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The safety and security on campus is fairly good. It is a public campus so we can't really be picky about situations happening.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Campus security is there when you need them.

3 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: Overall It is a safe place to be. The exeption comes because the Campus is too accessible to people who have intention of malice. The student apartments need to be closed and monitored and the dormitories should as well.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There are always Police around and since its not a very big campus always somone around to help .

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 255th
    Best Student Health Center
  • 656th
    Most Visible Campus Police
  • 1266th
    Safest Campuses

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Overall, campus is a safe place. There are campus police almost everywhere on campus, so students don't really have to fear that they are in an unsafe place. However, it is still wise for students to be cautious at all times. The best advice to girls is to never walk around campus alone at night because A&M is an open campus, so anyone can drive on campus at any time.

Even with campus security, it's hard to determine if someone off campus is a student and supposed to be on campus. Young women need to be careful when they are walking around campus late at night. Travel in groups when it starts getting dark. It is definitely better to be safe than sorry.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 26
  • Arson: 1
  • Burglary: 122
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 4
  • Sex Offenses: 1
  • Vehicle Theft: 3
Security Office
Department of Public Safety
4900 Meridian St.
(256) 372-5555
Safety Services
  • 24-hour patrol
  • Emergency blue-light telephones
  • FlashBrief text message notification system
Health Center
Student Health Services
1003 Buchanan Way
(256) 372-5600 or (256) 372-5601
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Health Services
  • Allergy injections
  • Health education
  • Lab work
  • Pharmacy services
  • Primary care for illnesses, injuries, and health problems
  • Referrals
Day Care Services?
Did You Know?
Crime prevention seminars are often held in residence halls.

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 36 responses

  • 15% Theft/robberies
  • 12% Dorm safety
  • 11% Non-students on campus
  • 9% None
  • 8% Criminal activity near campus
  • 8% Violence among students
  • 7% Drugs
  • 6% Walking alone
  • 5% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 5% Unlit pathways
  • 4% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 3% Excessive drinking
  • 3% Lack of safety escort services
  • 2% Gang violence
  • 0% Lack of/broken emergency phones

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 36 responses

  • 0% Poor quality, not very convenient.
  • 3% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 8% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 11% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 14% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 64% High quality, very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 37 responses

  • 5% We have campus police?
  • 8% Not very visible.
  • 22% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 27% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 38% Extremely present and willing to assist students.

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 38 responses

  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
  • 32% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 47% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 21% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
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