A sophisticated computer-based comprehensive security system and closed circuit television surveillance cameras are located in corridors, hallways and exterior of buildings. Parking lots are monitored by closed circuit television. Parking lots are also enclosed by chain link fences. Emergency assistance alarms are located in restrooms, corridors, stairwells, hallways, and outdoors. These devices can be activated in the event of an emergency by pulling the lever. Any intentional false alarm will be severely dealt with since it endangers the safety of the community.
The Emergency Telephone, which is staffed 24 hours, can be accessed by dialing 7777 on any college telephone.
Emergency elevator push-button alarms are accessible in all elevators. These devices also allow voice communication with Security.
Security-controlled electronic exterior doors are locked and secured each evening.
Manned Security booths provide surveillance, control access and offer assistance. The Main Gate Security Booth is manned 24-hours a day, 365 days a year.
Public Safety Officers maintain building patrols on a 24 hour basis.
Exterior lighting is present in motor vehicle parking lots. Pedestrian walkways and building exteriors are well-lighted. Formal surveys of exterior lighting are conducted by the Department of Public Safety and coordinated with the Department of Building and Grounds.