Safety and Security


Ask the Expert (Facilities Planning)

How should we prepare for a large security project?

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Bulletproof Glass

Some assumptions and realities of the effectiveness of ballistic glass.

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Institutional Resiliency

Can your college or university survive a disaster?

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

What do other schools do in a crisis?

crisis communications

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Plan A

A well-crafted, well-rehearsed crisis communications plan can keep people, property and your school's reputation safe.

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Resources for Crisis Communications

Hot Tips (Physical Safety)

Increase Campus Safety and Security

access control security on college and university campuses

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Access Control Final Exam

The challenge of access control security on college and university campuses is a daily concern for administrators.



Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Emergency Egress Plans

The safest routes out of your facilities can change. Keep your plans up to date.

entrapment hazard example

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Entrapment Hazards

Be aware of campus spaces that can be locked by attackers.

Ask the Expert (Access Control)

What should we know about temporary door locking devices?

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Mind the Gap

Identify the difference between perceived and actual campus security

Fire & Life Safety (Focus On Preparation and Prevention)

Performance-Based Solutions

Consider safety when investigating performance-based facility design.

securing college campuses

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Securing Open College Campuses

Finding solutions to the challenges that come with securing college campuses that are open to the public.

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Columbia College Chicago: Testing New ID Checkpoints

Does your college/university have a campus food bank/pantry available for food-insecure students?



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