Health & Safety

Hammond, IN
Tuition (in-state)
$15,336 ($6,789)
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Branch Campus Of
Purdue University
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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: ON CAMPUS IT IS GREAT. Off campus and in the near vicinity is where students become anxious. The next street over is often where robberies often take place and even murder has occurred.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The health and safety of students is very important. the campus police are always on standby should anything happen, and anyone can contact them as easy as the normal police. The dorms also have health and safety inspections every month or so to ensure nothing bad is happening in any dorm rooms(its just a quick look to make sure its not a mess, they don't go through your stuff or anything)

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: Recently, a crime has happened near campus and students where notified through email. The police on campus are not seen around campus a lot. They are mainly in their vehicles driving around campus or at their station. Anyone can walk on campus which affects one's personal safety. There is only two cameras outside of campus. I feel there needs to be more cameras on campus and the police walk on campus more instead of driving around. There are emergency phones placed around campus and in the campus garage which can be beneficial in case of an emergency.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: It's unfortunate, but I'm consistently getting emails from the campus police about thefts and the like around the campus. There seems to be quite a bit of crime that happens around the school, but from what I understand, it mostly happens at night. The nice thing is that the campus police do send out emails with warnings about any possible danger, so it's nice that they are involved.

4 College Senior

Health & Safety: I like my school and I would recommend it to others.

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  • 104th
    Best Student Health Center
  • 915th
    Most Visible Campus Police
  • 940th
    Safest Campuses

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Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 2
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 2
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 1
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Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 43 responses

  • 24% None
  • 20% Criminal activity near campus
  • 12% Theft/robberies
  • 10% Non-students on campus
  • 10% Walking alone
  • 5% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 5% Unlit pathways
  • 4% Drugs
  • 4% Gang violence
  • 4% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 2% Excessive drinking
  • 0% Dorm safety
  • 0% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 0% Lack of safety escort services
  • 0% Violence among students

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 43 responses

  • 0% Poor quality, not very convenient.
  • 0% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 5% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 14% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 28% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 53% High quality, very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 44 responses

  • 5% We have campus police?
  • 11% Not very visible.
  • 0% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 45% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 39% Extremely present and willing to assist students.

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 44 responses

  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
  • 14% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 52% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 34% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
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