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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The campus is well lit and security is on detail 4 days a week

5 College Junior

Health & Safety: Security is very important to the students

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: There are lights around, but I still try to be aware of my surroundings.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The campus has no housing and sexual assaults do not occur.

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5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Not one report about it in over 2 yrs I've been there.

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Columbia College offers health and safety options, including foot and vehicle patrols, an escort service, emergency phones, lighted pathways, student patrols, and a no-alcohol policy. As far as health goes, each student is required to submit a health history form to show that shots are up-to-date and identify potential exposure to illnesses.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 0
Security Office
Campus Safety & Security
508 N. Eighth St.
(573) 875-7315
Safety Services
  • 24-hour emergency telephones
  • 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols
  • Late-night transportation/escort service
  • Lighted pathways/sidewalks
  • Student patrols
Health Center
Health Center
(573) 875-7432
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Health Services
  • Allergy injections
  • Annual exams/pap test
  • Blood glucose testing
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Flu shots
  • Physical exams
  • Rapid Strep A throat swabs
  • Urgent care visits for illness diagnosis or follow-up
  • Urine testing for diagnosis of bladder infections
Day Care Services?
Did You Know?
Students are required to have a key and a security card to get in to dormitories.

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 35 responses

  • 44% None
  • 16% Walking alone
  • 10% Criminal activity near campus
  • 6% Drugs
  • 6% Non-students on campus
  • 4% Dorm safety
  • 4% Theft/robberies
  • 4% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 2% Excessive drinking
  • 2% Lack of safety escort services
  • 2% Unlit pathways
  • 0% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 0% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 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 18 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 35 responses

  • 31% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 34% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 0% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 17% Not very visible.
  • 17% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 39 responses

  • 51% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 44% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 5% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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