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4 College Senior

Health & Safety: Security spots in the parking lot are great

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4 College Junior

Health & Safety: Since i have been attending UCF, i have not felt that my life was being threatened in any way. The security of the school is very good.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I FEEL SAFE BUT BECAUSE THE SCHOOL IS SO BIG, I AM VERY CAREFUL NOT TO BE AROUND LATE.

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: The resources for Health & Safety are provide here on campus for all students.

3 College Senior

Health & Safety: We have a very large campus. During the day the school is packed so I always feel safe during that time. UCF does have various emergency towers that you can activate with a button if needed. Otherwise, it can be a little eerie at night when walking by yourself, especially when you're a girl.

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If you are considering doing something illegal on campus, don't do it; you'll most likely be caught. UCF has its own police station located on campus, and many officers can be found patrolling the campus. Always drive with caution and obey the speed limits; there's often an officer with a radar gun waiting in the wings. I guess if this is the worst thing that UCF students have to worry about, then it can't be all that bad; Right? Absolutely.

Don't hesitate to call for a Safe Ride if you're on campus after dusk. This is an excellent service that UCF provides so that you'll arrive safely at your destination, whether it be the parking garage or your dorm room.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 0
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 0
Security Office
UCF Police Department
4000 Central Florida Blvd.
911 (emergencies); (407) 823-5555 (non-emergencies
www.police.ucf.edu
Safety Services
  • Emergency blue-light phones
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Property registration
  • Safety escorts
  • Self-defense classes
Health Center
UCF Health Center
Off Libra Drive
(407) 823-3850
www.hs.sdes.ucf.edu
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday (Acute care only) 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Health Services
  • Allergy clinic
  • Clinical dietician
  • Flu clinic
  • Immunizations
  • Laboratory
  • Medical records
  • Patient advocate
  • Primary care
  • Psychiatry
  • Radiology
  • Travel clinic
  • Victim services
  • Women's clinic
Day Care Services?
Yes

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 1,206 responses

  • 15% Criminal activity near campus
  • 14% Theft/robberies
  • 12% Walking alone
  • 10% None
  • 8% Non-students on campus
  • 8% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 7% Excessive drinking
  • 6% Unlit pathways
  • 5% Drugs
  • 4% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 4% Dorm safety
  • 3% Violence among students
  • 2% Lack of safety escort services
  • 2% Gang violence
  • 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 559 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 1,206 responses

  • 21% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 60% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 10% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 8% Not very visible.
  • 2% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 1,392 responses

  • 33% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 53% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 14% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 1% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.

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