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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel safe when I'm on campus.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Constant security on campus for safety

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I feel safe on campus. OLLU is located on the West Side and is said to b the rougher part of town. The university police are very helpful and make me feel secure on campus. I feel like I don't live on the rougher side of town with them. There have been incidents dealing with drugs on campus but the police handled them swiftly and promptly.

3 College Junior

Health & Safety: They constantly have free HIV and HEP B testing on campus and I really like that.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Te campus police is always around and alert, and their numbers are posted in the hallways of the dorms. The campus provides emails and group talks that provide the information for any service we may need in the case of an emergency, disturbances, theft and so forth.


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Even though the University is located in a rough area of San Antonio, there is rarely any major crime on campus, and, for the most part, students say they feel safe here. The crime that does happen in the area is away from the University, and it seems like most people tend to respect the campus. The University police patrol the campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week, even on weekends and holidays.

There have been multiple cases of vandalism and false fire alarms, and the campus police tend to give out lots of parking tickets, but there is rarely anything more serious than that. However, if something major were to happen, there is an emergency system that automatically alerts students on their phone, through e-mail, or a campus announcement. Overall, the University police are very responsive when a situation occurs.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 1
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 2
  • Vehicle Theft: 0
Security Office
University Police
Walter Center basement
(210) 434-6711 ext. 2360
Safety Services
  • 24-hour patrol
  • Emergency alert system
  • Emergency blue lights
  • Escort services
  • Vehicle assistance
Health Center
Office of Health Services
University Wellness and Activities Center, room 112
(210) 434-6711
Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Health Services
  • Asthma management
  • Basic medical care
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • Diabetes screenings
  • Immunizations
  • Lab work
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Physicals
  • Referrals
  • Self-help services
  • Weight management assistance
Day Care Services?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 40 responses

  • 25% None
  • 18% Criminal activity near campus
  • 12% Theft/robberies
  • 10% Non-students on campus
  • 9% Walking alone
  • 6% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 5% Unlit pathways
  • 2% Drugs
  • 2% Excessive drinking
  • 2% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 2% Gang violence
  • 1% Dorm safety
  • 1% Lack of safety escort services
  • 1% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 1% Violence among students

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 31 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 40 responses

  • 58% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 32% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 5% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 2% Not very visible.
  • 2% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 47 responses

  • 40% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 43% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 17% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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