Campus security is strict about drinking and especially drugs. They have their rules in order when it comes to underage drinking. Maryville is a wet campus, so students 21 or older can drink without getting in trouble. If a student's drinking gets out of control, security will team up with the local police and handle the problem. If someone gets caught drinking underage, consequences will be pursued as quickly as possible, which sometimes leads to expulsion from housing. The University wants students to have freedom and enjoy the college experience in a responsible manner that keeps everyone safe.
Students feel an extra sense of security knowing that if anything ever happens, Public Safety is close enough to come quickly. Students at Maryville rarely cause any sort of chaos, other than a few who act irresponsibly. The school is one of the safest universities in Missouri. Once you set foot on this campus, you’ll be satisfied knowing that campus safety is under control.