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3 College Junior

Health & Safety: They don't talk about it too such

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: I receive a lot of email alerts and updates about crime on campus

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Well faculty and students all have to take an online course on sexual assault (safety/support services on campus, how to prevent it from happening to yourself/others, etc.), so I'd say I feel pretty safe.

3 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: The campus is open to the public, there is no screening of identification to get into the college or any of its buildings

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: there are a lot of emergency/panic stations because we have an open campus and so far i've yet to have a problem personally or seen/hear of another person having issues


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The Lehman Health Center is located in room 118 in the T-3 Building, and offers the following services to students: Gardasil vaccines, workshops about relationships, affordable antibiotics, birth control pills, Plan B, immunizations, pap smears, breast exams, and annual physicals/check-ups. Because of campaigning from the Health Center and students, the administration is moving forward with an initiative to cover all gynecology lab costs for every Lehman female student, chlamydia and gonorrhea testing for men (originally only available for women), and a weekly nutritionist. They are also planning to hire a quarterly massage therapist (who would come in during finals), as well as bring in a dentist and optometrist. Currently, the Health Center serves more than 50 percent of the Lehman community, and is the only other CUNY besides Brooklyn College that has a comprehensive health center.

Overall, in terms of security, Lehman's campus is safe for all students, and those who exercise common sense (i.e., not leaving bags unattended) won't ever have their belongings stolen. Because it's a commuter campus, students aren't usually around long enough to leave a lot behind or even have the opportunity to steal stuff.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 21
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 0
Security Office
Department of Public Safety
APEX, Room 109
(718) 960-7777 (emergency); (718) 960-8593 (non-emergency)
Safety Services
  • Crime prevention programs
  • Escort service
  • Sex crimes seminars
Health Center
Student Health Center
Building T-3, Room 118
(718) 960-8900
Monday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Thursday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Health Services
  • Immunizations and tests
  • In-house lab testing
  • Men's health
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Physical exams
  • Prescription medications
  • Women's health
Day Care Services?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 44 responses

  • 18% None
  • 17% Theft/robberies
  • 15% Criminal activity near campus
  • 12% Non-students on campus
  • 11% Walking alone
  • 7% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 4% Unlit pathways
  • 4% Gang violence
  • 3% Drugs
  • 2% Lack of safety escort services
  • 2% Violence among students
  • 2% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 1% Excessive drinking
  • 0% Dorm safety
  • 0% Lack of/broken emergency phones

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 7 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 43 responses

  • 65% High quality, very convenient.
  • 19% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 5% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 12% 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 43 responses

  • 37% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 47% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 2% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 12% Not very visible.
  • 2% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 44 responses

  • 30% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 64% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 7% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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