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3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: There are blue emergency boxes around campus, though they are not everywhere. At night, I feel more uncomfortable walking by myself.

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: There are great services to protect the students

4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Personally, I have not partied so I do not know what the atmosphere is like. I have heard from friends that it is usually pretty safe if you are with good people.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: I think how you feel about health and safety all depends on your gender. Like all girls know, you should try to avoid walking alone at night, regardless of where you are. However, I frequently have evening classes, and as long as you stay on campus when walking, there are plenty of lights and I rarely feel unsafe when walking alone. As far as sexual assault - there are many administrators who take it seriously and have worked extremely hard to create new initiatives to solve this problem. However, it is also well known there is a good amount of administrators who try to make it harder to report sexual assault, and many students feel they would not be treated with care and given justice if they were to come forward about sexual assault.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The university requires a course on sexual assault, drinking, and general safety before/during orientation. I feel safe usually but, as a smaller female, I try not to walk alone late at night.

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Ann Arbor is a relatively safe city, but like most cities, there are occasional instances of crime. Whenever a crime is committed, every student receives a "Crime Alert" email, providing a detailed description of the event in an effort to prevent further instances. Though Ann Arbor is monitored by DPS (the University’s Department of Public Safety) as well as Ann Arbor's Police Department, students should avoid walking the streets alone late at night. A number of services exist to help students get home after hours. In terms of health, the University Health Services receives a lot of criticism. Scheduling an appointment is nearly impossible, and if you arrive without an appointment, you run the risk of waiting hours to receive care. If you need medical assistance, don't bother trying to schedule an appointment unless you can afford to wait a week. Your best bet is to head to the emergency room or find a ride to Ann Arbor's Urgent Care Clinic.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 20
  • Arson: 2
  • Burglary: 41
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 6
  • Sex Offenses: 45
  • Vehicle Theft: 17
Security Office
University of Michigan Police
Campus Safety Services Building (CSSB)
(734) 763-1131
police.umich.edu
Safety Services
  • 24-hour patrol
  • Annual security report
  • Daily incident log
  • Emergency alert system
  • Lost and Found
Health Center
University Health Service
207 Fletcher St.
(734) 764-8320
www.uhs.umich.edu
Monday–Thursday 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Health Services
  • Allergy, immunization, and travel health
  • Basic medical services
  • CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services)
  • Eye care clinic and optical shop
  • Gynecology clinic
  • Laboratory services
  • Medical clinics
  • Nutrition clinic
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical therapy
  • Radiology
  • Specialty clinics
  • STD screening
Day Care Services?
Yes

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 174 responses

  • 16% Walking alone
  • 16% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 13% Criminal activity near campus
  • 12% Theft/robberies
  • 10% Excessive drinking
  • 9% None
  • 7% Non-students on campus
  • 5% Unlit pathways
  • 4% Drugs
  • 2% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 2% Dorm safety
  • 1% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 1% Violence among students
  • 1% 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 98 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 174 responses

  • 10% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 64% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 17% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 10% Not very visible.
  • 0% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 202 responses

  • 24% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 59% 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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