Health & Safety

Normal, AL
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$12,774 ($7,182)
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Health & Safety: The safety on campus is very calm and collective, there is not a lot of crime on campus or near campus. It happens very rarely.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Security on campus is okay. There is not a lot of crimes that go on. The main crimes that happen are break ins. This only happens when rooms are not locked and during breaks.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: It's an ok school. It's recommended for students to have a car or some form of transportation outside of bus lines.

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Security is really strict .. Especially after curfew

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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The police don't always do what needs to be done.


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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 39 responses

  • 14% Theft/robberies
  • 11% Dorm safety
  • 10% Criminal activity near campus
  • 10% Non-students on campus
  • 9% None
  • 8% Drugs
  • 8% Violence among students
  • 8% Walking alone
  • 7% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 5% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 5% Unlit pathways
  • 3% Excessive drinking
  • 3% Lack of safety escort services
  • 2% Gang violence
  • 0% Lack of/broken emergency phones

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 7 responses

Strongly Disagree
Strongly Agree
  • Alcohol plays a significant role in sexual assault on campus.
  • Campus administrators provide a supportive environment for victims of sexual assault.
  • Campus administrators work hard to actively prevent sexual assaults on our campus.
  • A friend, a classmate, or I have been a victim of sexual assault on/near our campus.
  • Our campus has easily accessible support services in place to address sexual assaults.
  • Sexual assaults are a serious problem on campus.
  • Students take the issue of sexual assault on campus seriously.

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 38 responses

  • 0% Poor quality, not very convenient.
  • 3% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 8% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 11% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 16% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 63% High quality, very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 38 responses

  • 5% We have campus police?
  • 8% Not very visible.
  • 24% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 26% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 37% Extremely present and willing to assist students.

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 39 responses

  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
  • 31% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 49% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 21% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
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