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5 College Junior

Health & Safety: We always have campus security! They're great and easy to get ahold of.

5 College Senior

Health & Safety: Safest school I've ever seen. I never have to worry about my safety when I go for my nightly runs around campus. It is well lit, police keep campus very safe by pulling over all of the crazy college kids when they speed. I feel okay to walk across campus alone at night.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The campus is small and safe.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Never had a friend or myself with any incident.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: We have never had a problem with campus crime, that I know of. There have been a few drug incidents in the dorms, like any university, but overall our campus is definitely the safest I know of. We have safety towers in place with buttons that contact campus police when pressed. I have never questioned my safety while on campus.


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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
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
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?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 119 responses

  • 25% None
  • 13% Walking alone
  • 12% Unlit pathways
  • 9% Drugs
  • 7% Excessive drinking
  • 7% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 7% Theft/robberies
  • 6% Non-students on campus
  • 4% Criminal activity near campus
  • 3% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 2% Violence among students
  • 2% Lack of safety escort services
  • 1% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 0% Dorm safety
  • 0% Gang violence

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 86 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 117 responses

  • 32% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 53% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 11% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 3% Not very visible.
  • 1% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 153 responses

  • 57% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 33% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 10% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.


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