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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Penn State Berks is a very small school and even we have our own police department. Our officers carry real weapons and are constantly seen on campus. There are blue lights everywhere. I have never felt scared or threatened on campus

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The safety and security on the campus is always helpful and supportive to the students and help ensure that students are kept safe from harm.

5 College Junior

Health & Safety: This campus does a lot to make students feel safe on campus. Campus police are always around either outside or inside the buildings. There are emergency call phones all around campus as well. There are very few to no incidents of any kind in a normal year.

5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The safety on campus is great. We have campus police on hand if needed. Also if you have late classes at night and don't feel comfortable walking alone there are students who job is to help make sure we're safe.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Good system in place to alert students of incidents on campus and what to be aware of.

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Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 5
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 1
Day Care Services?
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Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 27 responses

  • 33% None
  • 10% Criminal activity near campus
  • 8% Dorm safety
  • 8% Drugs
  • 8% Theft/robberies
  • 6% Walking alone
  • 6% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 6% Violence among students
  • 6% Non-students on campus
  • 6% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 2% Excessive drinking
  • 2% Unlit pathways
  • 0% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 0% Lack of safety escort services
  • 0% Gang violence

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 17 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 27 responses

  • 63% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 30% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 7% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 0% Not very visible.
  • 0% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 33 responses

  • 67% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 30% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 3% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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