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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: BYU is a very safe campus.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There is a low crime rate and I would actually be surprised if I heard about a student doing something against the law

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: This campus is probably one of the safest college campuses that I personally know of. I do not know of anyone who is has ever been sexually assaulted on this campus. I feel extremely safe while I am on campus, I feel that no warm will be done to me, even when I am walking around the town. Drugs and alcohol are not an issue on campus, it is a very safe environment.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The school has a high standard of security and morality, and students are held accountable for their conduct. I have usually felt safe on campus and do not familiarize myself with groups who would cause any issues with that security.

3 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: We have security guards on duty in the evenings and call boxes for emergencies.


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Many students feel BYU-Idaho is the safest place they’ve ever been. It’s not uncommon for students to talk to one another and feel comfortable hanging out after one meeting. They’re willing to trust one another because students have signed the Honor Code that makes them promise to upkeep the laws in Rexburg and the rules on campus. Because of the Honor Code and student standards, many BYU-Idaho students feel very safe on campus because the students are committed to being kind and respectful. They do not steal, cheat, or participate in violence, but the town is not always perfectly safe. Students are still strongly encouraged to lock their doors and look both ways before crossing the street.

The Rexburg community is also reasonably safe because it’s a family-oriented community, and the majority of residents are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who strive for integrity and honesty in everything in all their daily activities. Students are still taught safety by common sense, and many new pedestrian lights were installed recently for safer streets for those walking. Many emergency phones are installed throughout the campus, in case of an emergency, and campus police are always in the area patrolling for any suspicious activity.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 3
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 1
Security Office
University Security and Safety
150 Kimball Building
(208) 496-3000
Safety Services
  • Every building is equipped with the appropriate emergency gear for fires.
  • One of the most safety-ensuring implemenations at BYU-Idaho is probably curfew. Security checks campus and locks the buildings at 11 p.m. Then students are all in their apartments by midnight.
  • There are emergency phones stationed at various points on campus.
Health Center
Student Health Center
East end of Kimball parking lot
(208) 496-9330
Monday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Health Services
  • General Medicine Clinic
  • Immunizations
  • Laboratory
  • Pharmacy/Prescriptions
  • Radiology
  • Specialty Clinic
Day Care Services?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 245 responses

  • 52% None
  • 12% Walking alone
  • 8% Unlit pathways
  • 7% Theft/robberies
  • 6% Non-students on campus
  • 4% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 3% Drugs
  • 2% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 2% Criminal activity near campus
  • 2% Dorm safety
  • 1% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 1% Lack of safety escort services
  • 1% Violence among students
  • 0% Excessive drinking
  • 0% Gang violence

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 163 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 245 responses

  • 14% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 52% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 10% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 11% Not very visible.
  • 13% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 302 responses

  • 84% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 14% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 2% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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