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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There's a lot of crime on campus, especially in the dorms, but during the day, I feel safe on campus.

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: We're required to take seminars on these topics so it's embedded in every students mind

3 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: I do not feel as if safety is a problem at my campus. Its a very friendly environment.

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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: they have alarms all over the school in case you feel in dangered

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3 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: I personally think that the security and safety on campus is mediocre at best, due to numerous incidences on campus dorms, and having being personally attacked by a stranger physically while walking back to the dorms.


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CSUN's security department is pretty extensive, offering a lot of services for students to take advantage of, including crime prevention workshops and viewing crime logs online. It's good that the campus police have a strong presence, as minor offenses like petty theft can happen sometimes. If you're careful with your valuables and don't leave your belongings unattended or unlocked, then you should be OK, though. Aesthetically, the campus offers well-lit pathways, allowing students to walk safely at night. Based on the services and the way the campus is set up, students tend to feel very safe.

When it comes to health services, basic care and routine physicals are free, which is great for the broke college student. Plus, low-cost, over-the-counter products are available to students without a prescription. However, other "alternative" services like acupuncture and massage therapy come at a cost for students, so the health center isn't without its setbacks. All in all, though, if a student gets sick on campus, he or she most definitely can get the right care. 

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 7
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 47
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 5
  • Sex Offenses: 4
  • Vehicle Theft: 14
Security Office
Department of Police Services
18111 Nordhoff St.
(818) 677-2111
Safety Services
  • Bicycle registration
  • Blue-light telephone system
  • Lost and found
  • Matador Patrol
  • Online crime reporting
  • STOP Program for laptops
Health Center
Klotz Student Health Center
18111 Nordhoff St.
(818) 677-3666
Monday–Wednesday 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Friday (urgent care only) 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Health Services
  • Basic services
  • Complementary alternative medicine
  • Dental and optometry clinics
  • Immunizations
  • Laboratory services
  • Pharmacy services
  • Radiology services
  • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Specialists
Day Care Services?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 212 responses

  • 16% Theft/robberies
  • 13% None
  • 12% Criminal activity near campus
  • 11% Walking alone
  • 9% Non-students on campus
  • 9% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 6% Unlit pathways
  • 4% Dorm safety
  • 4% Drugs
  • 4% Excessive drinking
  • 4% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 3% Lack of safety escort services
  • 3% Gang violence
  • 2% Violence among students
  • 1% Lack of/broken emergency phones

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 73 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 would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 210 responses

  • 60% High quality, very convenient.
  • 20% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 12% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 6% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 0% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 0% Poor quality, not very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 213 responses

  • 20% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 53% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 13% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 11% Not very visible.
  • 4% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 213 responses

  • 29% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 55% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 15% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 1% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.


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