Health & Safety

Spartanburg, SC
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3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel fairly safe of campus because it is such a small campus, but around the outskirts of campus there is crime every now and then, but campus safety is very good about doing something about it and notifying the student body so they can be on the lookout of something or someone suspicious.

2 College Junior

Health & Safety: "A" for Campus Safety, "F" to Health Services... Campus Safety does a great job of keeping its students safe and also develop personal relationships with many of the students, which further strengthens the motivation to protect us. However, if you are sick, you will probably not be excused from class because Health Services ONLY gives excuses if you have a fever of over 100 on the examination table. You can puke on the NURSE (not even a Doctor) and because you do not have a fever, you will not be excused. They will, however, write you antibiotics prescription for anything and everything, which is also bad because nurses should not be diagnosing and prescribing like doctors.

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Wofford's campus safety cares more about the health of the individual than the rules. They have a line that you can call at any time if someone is in medical danger because of drugs or alcohol (using this line gives you amnesty to prosecution for an AV). The Spartanburg surrounding area is a little shady though, so walking off-campus is a definite no.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel pretty safe. Not worried about having things stolen. Campus safety could do better however, it feels at times as though they are just there to harass the students.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Campus safety is very good about keeping the campus safe. I am never thrilled with Health Services.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 576th
    Most Visible Campus Police
  • 620th
    Safest Campuses
  • 968th
    Best Student Health Center

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Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 1
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 6
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 6
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Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 10 responses

  • 32% Criminal activity near campus
  • 11% Excessive drinking
  • 11% Non-students on campus
  • 11% Walking alone
  • 11% None
  • 5% Dorm safety
  • 5% Gang violence
  • 5% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 5% Theft/robberies
  • 5% Unlit pathways
  • 0% Drugs
  • 0% Lack of safety escort services
  • 0% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 0% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 0% Violence among students

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 10 responses

  • 0% Poor quality, not very convenient.
  • 0% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 40% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 0% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 30% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 30% High quality, very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 11 responses

  • 0% We have campus police?
  • 0% Not very visible.
  • 27% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 55% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 18% Extremely present and willing to assist students.

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 10 responses

  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
  • 10% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 40% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 50% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
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