Playing It Safe—the Campus Safety Audit

Use the Campus Safety Audit to evaluate each school you visit


DORMITORY SECURITY

YES NO STUDENTS:

___ ___ Card Swipe (like hotels)

___ ___ Patented Keys

___ ___ Standard Keys

___ ___ Propped Doors

___ ___ Doors Locked at Night

___ ___ Doors Never Locked

___ ___ Doors Always Locked

___ ___ Guards on Duty (24 hours)

YES NO VISITORS:

___ ___ Intercom at Entrance

___ ___ Show ID

___ ___ Sign-In Guests

YES NO DORM FEATURES:

___ ___ Single Sex Dorms

___ ___ Freshman Dorms

___ ___ Coed Dorms

___ ___ Senior Dorms

___ ___ Alcohol Prohibited

___ ___ Drugs Prohibited

___ ___ Substance-Free

___ ___ Propped Door Alarms

___ ___ Fire Sprinklers

___ ___ Peep Hole in Room Door

___ ___ Dead Bolt in Room Door

___ ___ Safety Chain on Room Door

___ ___ Toilet in Room

___ ___ Shower in Room

___ ___ Bathrooms Down Hallway

___ ___ Single Sex Bathrooms

___ ___ Female Bathrooms Locked

___ ___ Single Sex Floors Locked

___ ___ Secure Windows (1st and 2nd floors)

___ ___ Panic Alarms in Rooms

YES NO SECURITY PATROLS IN DORMS:

___ ___ By Police Nightly

___ ___ By Security Nightly

___ ___ By Students (unreliable)

___ ___ By No One

YES NO ROOMMATES QUICKLY TRANSFERRED BY DEAN FOR:

___ ___ Using Illegal Drugs

___ ___ Having Sex

___ ___ Underage Drinking

___ ___ Throwing Up After Drinking

___ ___ Noisy Parties

___ ___ Hate Speech

___ ___ Physical Abuse

___ ___ You Have to Move Out Instead

CAMPUS SECURITY

YES NO CAMPUS SECURITY FORCE:

___ ___ Sworn Police

___ ___ Arrest Power

___ ___ Patrolling Day

___ ___ Patrolling Night

___ ___ Carry Fire Arms

___ ___ Security Guards

___ ___ Bicycle Patrols

___ ___ Surveillance Cameras

___ ___ Emergency Phones

___ ___ Student Amateurs

___ ___ Escort Services

___ ___ Shuttle Services

YES NO HEALTH SERVICES:

___ ___ Rape Crisis Center

___ ___ Alcohol-Drug Counselors

___ ___ AA Meetings ON Campus

PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT

YES NO PARENTAL NOTIFICATION:

___ ___ For Underage Drinkers

___ ___ For Alcohol Poisoning

___ ___ For Illegal Drug Use

___ ___ For Acts of Violence

___ ___ For Public Drunkenness

___ ___ For Housing Fire Arms

___ ___ For Sexual Assault

___ ___ For Hate Crimes or Speech

___ ___ For Academic Probation

___ ___ For Disciplinary Probation

___ ___ For Residence Hall Violations

___ ___ For DUI Convictions

YES NO CAMPUS JUDICIAL SYSTEM:

___ ___ Open Campus Judicial Hearings

___ ___ Reveal Names Of Campus Sex Offenders


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

This article was written by Security On Campus, Inc.

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