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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel very safe on campus, and Camp Sec really isn't trying to get you in trouble, they're just there to keep things from getting out of control. All the schools also have the blue lights everywhere that you can use if you ever don't feel safe walking back by yourself. Crime is usually limited to bike theft, but we have heard of one sexual assault incident. However, students are always alerted of any crimes or assaults that occur and the schools take the incidents very seriously.

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4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: the biggest issues are bike theft and sexual assault

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Campus is incredibly safe, I have never felt uncomfortable.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: They really try to make it safe.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I always feel safe on Campus. At the beginning of the year Scripps even gave its girls rape whistles. There are always people on campus and I never feel alone.


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Most students in Claremont feel completely safe and secure on campus both during the day and at night. Everyone is advised to not be out alone during late hours of the night, but the distance between campuses is very short so it is not a major concern amongst students, even though it probably should be. Most crimes that occur in Claremont are relatively small and occur off campus or on the outskirts of campus at night when security is more plentiful and patrols are on duty all around campus. There are emergency call towers throughout the campuses, and Campus Safety will escort anyone at any time that they feel necessary, whether it be because they feel unsafe or otherwise; reasons are never required and questions are never asked. All Scripps dorms require ID card access as well as individual keys for dorm rooms. None of the dorms have doors outside of card access buildings, with exception to the dorm-apartments. Also, all guests must be escorted by a Scripps student into the dorms, and no guest may wander about in the dorms unaccompanied by a student.

Security is taken very seriously at all five campuses, but most students will agree that the degree of safety is stressed even more so at Scripps. This could be perhaps because it is a women's college or due to the fact that the Campus Security building is located on Scripps campus. All freshmen attend a safety meeting that has become an orientation tradition during which they are taught to memorize the security emergency number and receive a "rape whistle" that will alert and warrant the response of all students and personnel.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 5
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 2
Security Office
Campus Security
252 East 11th Street
(909) 607-2000
Safety Services
  • 24-hour emergency telephones
  • Controlled dormitory access (key and security card)
  • Crime prevention seminars
  • Emergency Response
  • Escort services
  • Fire alarm response
  • First aid
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Lost and found
  • Parking enforcement
  • Security and traffic control at parties and events
  • Security patrol
  • Student self-defense classes
Health Center
The Student Health Service
(909) 621-8222
Monday-Tuesday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Thursday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Health Services
  • Basic medical services and urgent care
  • Basic screening and testing
  • Confidential HIV testing
  • Dermatology
  • Free appointments
  • Immunizations
  • Medical supplies
  • Medications (prescriptions and over the counter)
  • Minor surgery (suturing, wart removal)
  • Physical exams
  • STD testing
  • Women's health (annual exam including pap smear, contraception, and counseling)
  • X-ray and lab services
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Did You Know?
  • A blow of your Scripps whistle will alert the entire campus to immediately flock to where you are.
  • Campus Security has an online silent witness program that allows you to fill out and submit a witness to a crime form completely anonymously online.

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 18 responses

  • 18% Excessive drinking
  • 18% Non-students on campus
  • 18% None
  • 15% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 12% Theft/robberies
  • 8% Criminal activity near campus
  • 5% Drugs
  • 5% Walking alone
  • 2% Unlit pathways
  • 0% Dorm safety
  • 0% Gang violence
  • 0% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 0% Lack of safety escort services
  • 0% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 0% Violence among students

How strongly do you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding sexual assault on your campus?    Based on 5 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 would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 17 responses

  • 65% High quality, very convenient.
  • 18% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 0% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 12% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 0% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 6% Poor quality, not very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 18 responses

  • 28% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 72% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 0% 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 18 responses

  • 61% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 39% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 0% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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