Narrator: Kent State University is the 25th safest campus in the U.S and the safest in Ohio, with the campus being patrolled 24/7 and dozens of resources to students to use every day. Let's take a look at how campus safety can be used throughout a student's day.
Narrator: Students, parents, and staff can sign up for Flash Alerts. Flash Alerts are text messages that inform those who have it about critical situations on campus like weather or man-made dangers.
Escort: On campus Kent State has over 40 emergency Bluelights that can be used when students feel as if their life is in danger. They also have the telephone numbers for Parking Services, Residence Services, Stadium Shuttle, and PARTA/Campus bus services. They can also be used to dial any number on campus.
Narrator: As the Day goes on in the life of a Kent State student different resources help them feel at home and comfortable with their surroundings. As day time ends and night time arrives every student should take advantage of the safety options campus has to offer!
Narrator: When a student feels unsafe walking back to their dorm on campus Kent State offers student aides and escorts to Personally walk someone back to their room in these times. These students have been trained at least 100 hours yearly to work with the Department of Residence Services.