Yes, the Campus Safety & Security Department provides patrols and service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Colleges across the country are concerned with making housing facilities as safe as possible. To do this, the University needs your help. It's everyone's responsibility to take security seriously.
Residents should ensure that they close and lock the exterior doors at all times. Never prop doors open or let strangers into the building. Always escort off-campus guests and report suspicious persons immediately to the Campus Safety & Security Department.
Residence halls are locations of constant activity, so if you notice a door is not closing or locking properly or that a light fixture is out, notify a University representative right away.
Housing facilities can be safe places if everyone works together.
Often the best protection you can provide for your valuables is not leaving them in an open and unattended location and by securing them when they are not in use.
Locking security cables are a very effective tool to prevent the opportunistic theft of portable electronic devices, such as laptops.
The Campus Safety & Security Department has several services available to aid in theft prevention and recovery.
With the exception of law enforcement officers and authorized Safety & Security Department personnel, the University prohibits firearms and weapons of any kind on campus.
Airsoft replicas, paintball guns, and archery equipment are allowed in residence halls if appropriately permitted.
Check the Information & Policy Guide from Housing & Residence Life or the Student Handbook for more information.
Emergency phones provide you with a means of notifying the Campus Safety & Security Department in case of emergency. By pushing the button on the unit, you are connected directly to the Campus Safety & Security Communications Center dispatcher. Emergency service is dispatched to your location.
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the nation, and students may be particularly vulnerable to this crime. Learn how to protect yourself and your future from identity theft by visiting the U.S. Department of Education's Identity Theft page.
Be careful also to protect all passwords for school, personal, and professional accounts, services, and applications. Never share your password with anyone!
Most crimes that occur on campus involve the theft of property while left unattended. These are very often called “crimes of opportunity,” where an offender was given the chance to commit the crime.
Crimes of opportunity are the most common crimes committed on campuses across the nation. It is important to note that no campus can guarantee a crime-free environment. However, steps can be taken to reduce the opportunity for crime and consequently, your chances of being a victim.
Always lock doors and keep property secure.
You have an important role to play in preserving the safety of the campus. Program the Safety Office number, (928) 777-3333, into your mobile phone. Notify Safety & Security, Dean of Students, or Residence Hall staff if you encounter behaviors that causes you concern. Please visit the University Safety Office page and invest a few minutes to view the Shots Fired on Campus video you'll find there.
In the event of a campus-wide emergency we will communicate with you using the RAVE mass communication system. Your ERNIE email address is automatically enrolled. If you want enroll other devices – mobile phone (recommended), other email addresses, or a landline – please visit the RAVE Portal to refine your preferences.
On-Campus Emergency Numbers
- Emergency: 928-777-3333
- Wellness Center: 928-777-6653
- Counseling Center: 928-777-3312
- Dean of Students: 928-777-3879