Health & Safety

Miami, FL
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5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Miami Shores be on campus most of the time

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Barry does a great job in keeping up with campus crime and safety. We have securities every where on campus, so the safety here is okay.

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2 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: all they care about is if you are insured by the expensive terrible low quality insurance they care about.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: the security gaurds really dont do much and the campus is pretty much open to anyone

2 College Junior

Health & Safety: Security just sits around looking like they are waiting to get off their shift.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 352nd
    Most Visible Campus Police
  • 996th
    Best Student Health Center
  • 1229th
    Safest Campuses

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Ricardo Redd
Columbia, S.C.
Professional Writing
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The Barry campus is a pretty safe place, even though the students have mixed feelings about it. It is very hard for non-students to enter campus because everyone must show their ID at all entrances. This makes everyone feel safe, but the downside of this is that commuters may have a harder time getting onto campus if there are lines at the campus entrances while security checks IDs. However, the security on campus is always visible, and there is a 24-hour emergency number available if immediate assistance is needed.

There are not any unsafe areas on campus, but some places outside of the campus gates may be unsafe at night. There have been a few incidents in the past of car break-ins, but nothing major has happened on campus. Plus, since Barry is a small campus, if there is ever a crime, security will be there a lot faster than at most schools, and the close-knit relationships on campus provide a safer, more relaxed atmosphere for students.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 13
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 2
Security Office
Public Safety
Landon Student Union, Room 100
(305) 899-3335 (non-emergency)
Safety Services
  • 24/7 emergency hotline - (305) 899-3333
  • Emergency telephones in Weber, Dalton, and Dunspaugh halls
Health Center
Student Health Center
Landon Student Union
(305) 899-3750
Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Health Services
  • Basic medical care
  • Immunizations
  • Limited prescription medications
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Pharmacy delivery service
  • Referrals
Day Care Services?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 47 responses

  • 13% Criminal activity near campus
  • 9% Theft/robberies
  • 9% Walking alone
  • 9% None
  • 8% Non-students on campus
  • 7% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 7% Unlit pathways
  • 6% Drugs
  • 6% Lack of safety escort services
  • 6% Dorm safety
  • 5% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 4% Excessive drinking
  • 4% Gang violence
  • 4% Violence among students
  • 2% Lack of/broken emergency phones

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 47 responses

  • 6% Poor quality, not very convenient.
  • 6% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 19% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 9% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 19% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 40% High quality, very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 48 responses

  • 6% We have campus police?
  • 12% Not very visible.
  • 12% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 42% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 27% Extremely present and willing to assist students.

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 48 responses

  • 6% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
  • 21% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 44% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 29% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
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