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5 College Junior

Health & Safety: They really take time to recognize how important health and safety is on campus by having frequent awareness events.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: The safety and security on campus is relatively high. Everyone is talked to and warned about the dangers on campus. There are posters and security poles placed on campus in case of an emergency, or if campus police is needed. Campus police react very brief and take all incidents seriously.

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5 College Senior

Health & Safety: Counselors have made themselves known and available for these certain situations and have educated students on the dangers which may lead to sexual harassment and on safe habits around campus.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: Their are emergency poles everywhere on campus for everyone.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: They do everything they can to prevent harm of any student.

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NC A&T and the city of Greensboro has had its share of crime throughout the years. As a result, the University Police Department works in cooperation with the Greensboro Police Department to ensure that the students live in a safe, on-campus community. There are emergency security boxes all around campus, as well as local phone numbers to call in the case of an emergency. Students can also sign up to receive alerts about campus activity via AggieAlert!, which sends students text message alerts about inclement weather and other emergency events. Theft is the one of the most common concerns on the NC A&T campus. After students receive their refund checks, they often don't take the proper precautions to protect themselves from being the victims of theft. It is very important for students to take the proper steps to protect themselves by keeping their doors locked at all times, keeping all valuables in a personal safe or closet out of sight, marking personal property with their names (if possible), and keeping a list of the serial numbers of computers and other electronic items to make it easier to track them down if stolen. There are security officers who patrol campus and even the dormitories throughout the night, but do not rely on them to protect you 24/7. It is very important for students to protect themselves! Stay very aware of your surroundings, try not to walk alone at night, and even stay alert while walking on campus during the day.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 2
  • Arson: 4
  • Burglary: 39
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 9
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 12
Security Office
University Police Department
Ward Hall, 406 Laurel St.
(336) 334-7128
www.ncat.edu/divisions/business-and-finance/upd2
Safety Services
  • AggieAlert!
  • Confidential crime reporting
  • Crime alerts
  • Emergency management
  • Engraving of personal property
  • K-9 unit
  • Robbery response task force
  • Security boxes around campus
Health Center
Sebastian Health Center
1601 E. Market St.
(336) 334-7880
www.ncat.edu/student-affairs/student-services/health-services
Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–9 p.m.
Health Services
  • Basic medical care
  • Counseling services
  • Health education
  • HIV/STD testing
  • Lab services
  • Pharmacy
  • Student health insurance
  • Women's health
Day Care Services?
No
Did You Know?
The members of the campus police are sworn in, full-time police officers who receive state certification from the North Carolina Criminal Justice and Standards Commission.

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 129 responses

  • 15% Criminal activity near campus
  • 12% Theft/robberies
  • 12% Non-students on campus
  • 10% Walking alone
  • 7% Drugs
  • 7% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 5% Dorm safety
  • 5% Excessive drinking
  • 5% None
  • 5% Violence among students
  • 4% Unlit pathways
  • 4% Lack of safety escort services
  • 4% Gang violence
  • 3% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 1% Lack of/broken emergency phones

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 88 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 129 responses

  • 36% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 48% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 11% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 4% Not very visible.
  • 1% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 168 responses

  • 18% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 54% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 26% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 2% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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