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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The safety on campus is great it is not an issue because campus police and also the township police are almost always on campus.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I have had nothing but positive experiences with both public safety and the medical building on campus.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Arcadia is one of the safest environments I have been in. As I stated before, everyoje on the campus acts like one big family. As we all know, families look out for one another.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel safe as a whole on campus and feel like they provide a safe environment for us

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus and know that they provide many resources for keeping good mental and physical health.


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Security is good at Arcadia. Students are required to swipe identification cards to enter every building. There are cameras all over campus, and Public Safety is a visible presence every day. They are very helpful when students accidentally lock themselves out of a building or room, although too many lockouts results in a fine. Overall, Arcadia is a very safe campus. There have been instances of theft and alcohol incidents, but they are taken care of quickly and efficiently.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 1
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 2
  • Sex Offenses: 1
  • Vehicle Theft: 0
Security Office
Public Safety
Dilworth Hall, ground floor
(215) 572-2800
Safety Services
  • 24-hour security
  • Identification cards
  • Security cameras
Health Center
Student Health Services
Heinz Hall, ground floor
(215) 572-2966 or ext. 2966
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Health Services
  • Allergy injections
  • Evaluation and treatment of acute illnesses and injuries
  • Physical exams and immunizations
  • Referrals
  • Sexual health information and/or counseling
  • Some travel medicines
  • Women's health care
  • Work or driver's license physicals
Day Care Services?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 61 responses

  • 28% None
  • 12% Criminal activity near campus
  • 11% Walking alone
  • 10% Theft/robberies
  • 9% Non-students on campus
  • 5% Dorm safety
  • 5% Drugs
  • 5% Excessive drinking
  • 4% Lack of safety escort services
  • 4% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 3% Unlit pathways
  • 3% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 2% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 0% Violence among students
  • 0% Gang violence

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 41 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 visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 60 responses

  • 12% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 63% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 12% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 7% Not very visible.
  • 7% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 68 responses

  • 51% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 46% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 3% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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