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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Safe school with average local crimes.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel pretty safe on campus. Security presence is very visible.

2 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Stabbings. Robberies. Shootings. Drug raids. You name it. It's probably happened here within a week.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The safety on campus is good. The police often drives around at all time

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Brady is expensive for the services you actually get.

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Walking around campus at night has never really been a problem. There are emergency buttons stationed around all the different parts of campus. If you are walking by yourself and you do not feel safe for any reason, then you can hit that button, and the Frostburg State University police will come to the signal and escort you to wherever you need to go. Very rarely are these buttons pressed, mainly because the students feel incredibly safe; the police station is on campus, and the police are always doing different things to make the students feel safer. The only times students don’t feel safe is when they are walking alone at night off campus. Even then, the police are patrolling the streets looking for any possible threat.

As for the health center on campus, the Brady Health Center is an excellent resource. The prices for exams, shots, and anything else are very low. It has flexible hours for students. However, do not skip class because you are “sick” and then go to Brady asking for a doctor’s note. That will not work. If you are legitimately sick, then make an appointment with Brady (you may be able to get an appointment that same day if you are lucky), and use the receipt from them as documentation for your absence.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 1
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 17
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 2
  • Sex Offenses: 2
  • Vehicle Theft: 1
Security Office
University Police
101 Braddock Road
(301) 687-4223
www.frostburg.edu/admin/police
Safety Services
  • Blue-light emergency phones
  • Operation ID
  • Residence halls locked 24 hours
Health Center
Brady Health Center
101 Braddock Road
(301) 687-4310
www.frostburg.edu/brady
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Health Services
  • Allergy injections
  • Emergency contraception
  • HIV testing
  • Immunizations
  • Primary care
  • Women's health
Day Care Services?
Yes

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 45 responses

  • 14% Excessive drinking
  • 14% Violence among students
  • 12% Drugs
  • 10% None
  • 10% Walking alone
  • 10% Theft/robberies
  • 9% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 5% Unlit pathways
  • 4% Dorm safety
  • 4% Criminal activity near campus
  • 4% Non-students on campus
  • 2% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 1% Lack of safety escort services
  • 1% Gang violence
  • 0% Lack of a strong security presence

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 41 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 45 responses

  • 24% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 60% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 13% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 2% Not very visible.
  • 0% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 63 responses

  • 27% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 59% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 13% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 2% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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