Residential Hall Security

Residential Hall Security

Our residence halls are equipped with a sophisticated access control system. The exterior doors are locked 24hrs a day. Students gain entry by using their own issued key fob. The Campus Safety Office monitors the system 24 hours a day. The doors are equipped with alarms, which are activated when a door is left open, or propped open to alert the residents. If a key fob is lost or stolen, it can be replaced the moment it is reported and the old one is removed from the system, which helps to reduce the risk of criminal opportunity. To replace your key fob, or your Student ID (meal plan), stop by Campus Safety anytime.

Emergency Call boxes are on campus outside all residence halls and at strategic spots throughout campus. These boxes are used for emergency assistance only. A caller can push the button on the call box and immediately is put in contact with the Office of Campus Safety. The campus is monitored and patrolled 24 hours a day by safety personnel on foot, in a vehicle and/or on a bicycle. 

Students living in residence halls should keep their room doors locked at all times and never prop open exterior doors. A resident should escort guests in the halls at all times. While no system can guarantee a safe environment, overall security is certainly improved by the existence of a lock system. Professional Staff is available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week to respond to emergency situations.

The college reserves the right to exclude from the premises all persons not conforming to acceptable behavioral norms. The policy concerning guests is defined and outlined in the student handbook, Fishtales.