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Health & Safety


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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Campus almost always feels safe.

2 Recent Alumnus

Health & Safety: Safety is okay health and wellness suck.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Campus is extremely safe. I have never felt in danger. Sometimes crazy things happen but nothing violent just funny.

3 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Like any other school, Normal

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Safety is the only thing I have a complaint about. The health offices are great. The nurses are nice to you as long as you are nice to them.


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Wagner's campus is very safe. The College security staff is very friendly and helpful, especially if someone is injured, and they are extremely vigilant and spots problems right away. There are also emergency call buttons around campus and in the parking lot in case there's an incident. Students say they feel safe walking on campus at night, and the buildings are close enough together that you won't need to walk for long anyway. There are very few incidents on campus, although there have been times when people who shouldn’t have been there have gotten into the dorms; however, Public Safety always acts quickly, and the students aren't in danger.

The Health Services Office is open until 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and until 7 p.m. on Fridays. The nurses are very knowledgeable, and they're very good at making students feel better when they're sick away from home. For a lot of students, this may be the first time they have to take care of themselves when they’re sick, and the nurses will make you feel like you're at home. They'll order any prescriptions you need from the pharmacy and call you once the medicine is delivered. They'll also call you a few days after your visit to make sure that you're feeling better and that everything's okay. There are also psychologists available who provide free counseling for anyone who would like to talk to one.

Facts & Statistics

Crimes on Campus
  • Aggravated Assault: 14
  • Arson: 0
  • Burglary: 15
  • Murder/Manslaughter: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Sex Offenses: 0
  • Vehicle Theft: 0
Security Office
Public Safety Office
House #4
(718) 420-3165 (non-emergency)
Safety Services
  • Anonymous crime reporting
  • Campus Watch program
  • Crime alert notifications
  • Emergency call boxes in several locations on campus
  • Safety and security programs
  • Student guard program
Health Center
Health Service Center
(718) 390-3158
Health Services
  • Allergy shots
  • Counseling
  • Lab services
  • Women's health
Day Care Services?

Student Polls

What safety concerns do you have?    Based on 26 responses

  • 18% None
  • 16% Theft/robberies
  • 11% Criminal activity near campus
  • 9% Dorm safety
  • 9% Excessive drinking
  • 9% Non-students on campus
  • 9% Sexual assault/date rape
  • 7% Lack of a strong security presence
  • 5% Drugs
  • 2% Lack of safety escort services
  • 2% Unlit pathways
  • 2% Walking alone
  • 0% Lack of/broken emergency phones
  • 0% Violence among students
  • 0% Gang violence

How would you rate the quality and convenience of the student health center?    Based on 26 responses

  • 50% High quality, very convenient.
  • 19% Mediocre quality, very convenient.
  • 8% High quality, not very convenient.
  • 8% Mediocre quality, not very convenient.
  • 0% Poor quality, very convenient.
  • 15% Poor quality, not very convenient.

How visible are the campus police on campus?    Based on 26 responses

  • 12% Extremely present and willing to assist students.
  • 65% There if you need them but not overbearing.
  • 8% Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
  • 4% Not very visible.
  • 12% We have campus police?

How safe do you feel on campus?    Based on 26 responses

  • 50% Extremely safe and secure on campus.
  • 46% Generally safe and comfortable walking alone across campus.
  • 4% More comfortable when in a group, but relatively safe.
  • 0% Relatively unsafe and uneasy about security.
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