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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: They do try to make everyone more knowledgeable through pamphlets, letters in the bathroom stalls, and a table in front of the health center to teach the students about various health and safety topics.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus. There are police around that patrol, they won't stick their nose into your business as long as everyone is feeling safe and not making any trouble.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: there has yet been reason for me to feel unsafe while on campus

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel completely safe on campus.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I know where to go to around campus and I'm having a great time. It was hard at first to get use to something new, but as I keep coming to campus everyday, I feel like it's my home where I belong.

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When asked about campus security, some students said they would like to see more security or more of a security presence on campus. Those who live off campus are often concerned about walking back to their cars at night. There are not many emergency call-boxes on the way to or in the parking places. Some students will call someone on their cell phone, just so they have someone to talk to on the way back to their car.

All in all, though, security is present; it could just be a little more present. The main campus buildings and the parking garages can be a little scary at night. There are some emergency call-boxes, but there could be more.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 1
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 6
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 0
Security Office
University Police Department
Campus Support Complex
(239) 590-1911 emergency; (239) 590-1900 or ext. 1900 nonemergency
www.fgcu.edu/UPD
Safety Services
  • Code blue poles
  • Fingerprinting
  • Lost & Found
  • Police escorts
  • Property registration
  • Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) classes
Health Center
Student Health Services
Wellness Center Building
(239) 590-7966
studentservices.fgcu.edu/HealthServices
Monday-Thursday 8:15 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Health Services
  • Contraceptive options
  • Family planning consultations
  • Health education
  • Health screenings
  • Nutritional assessments
  • Physical examinations
  • Referrals
  • Routine medical care
Day Care Services?
Yes

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 84 responses

  • 22% None
  • 14% Unlit pathways
  • 14% Walking alone
  • 8% Drugs
  • 7% Excessive drinking
  • 7% Theft/robberies
  • 7% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 5% Non-students on campus
  • 4% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 4% Criminal activity near campus
  • 3% Lack of safety escort services
  • 2% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 2% Violence among students
  • 1% Dorm safety
  • 0% Gang violence

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 20 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 83 responses

  • 73% High quality, very convenient.
  • 16% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 2% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 6% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 1% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 1% Poor quality, not very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 83 responses

  • 28% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 58% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 11% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 4% Not very visible.
  • 0% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 84 responses

  • 52% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 35% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 13% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.

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