11.8 Personal Safety and Physical Security
Institutions must have a comprehensive set of programs, procedures,
systems, and operations that balance the requirements of an open campus
with the safety and security needs of its students, faculty, staff, and
visitors. Additionally, such institutions must develop a strategy for
the protection of critical infrastructures and key assets on their
respective campuses. The following provides a summary of protocols and
actions that each institution shall implement, as appropriate, to
enhance personal safety and security of property of all community
- Maintain a list
of current critical infrastructures and key assets for the
prioritization of future safety and security enhancements.
review safety and security measures to determine needs and to create
an enhanced level of security.
- Prioritize and
evaluate the implementation of electronic and mechanical access
control measures for new construction and existing structures.
Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) principles for
existing and new construction. The application of CPTED shall
include: reviewing architectural drawings; consulting with design
and construction staff; examining lighting needs; and identifying
- Evaluate and
assess critical assets and areas where video technology may enhance
physical security and personal safety.
- Evaluate the
needs and protocols associated with campus safety, such as safety
escort services, sexual assault response, and emergency telephones.
- Ensure a system
is in place for the timely reporting and repair of malfunctioning
locking mechanisms and lighting devices.
educational programming materials to faculty, staff, and students
addressing personal safety and physical security.