Safety and Security
The Department of Safety and Security emergency number: 336-312-9911 24 hours a day
The Department of Safety and Security non-emergency number: 336-217-7245
The Greensboro College campus consists of more than 19 academic, residential,and recreational buildings on 70 acres of tree-lined campus in a historic district bordering the west section of downtown Greensboro, North Carolina.
Campus Safety and Security along with Residence Life, Student Activities, and Student Health Services report to the Vice President for Student Services. At Greensboro College, safety is a primary consideration in the maintenance, groundskeeping, and lighting of the campus. If Security discovers a broken window or a nonfunctional light, the Maintenance Department is informed. Campus Safety and Security also works closely with the Office of the Vice President for Student Services to ensure that safety policies and procedures are executed uniformly and conveyed in a clear and consistent manner to the college 's students, faculty, and staff.
The primary objective of the department is to provide a safe and healthy environment that enhances the campus learning experience and supports the mission of the college.
The Department of Safety and Security is located in Main Building on the first floor in Office 116. Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. The Department aids in enforcement of federal, state, and local statutes and Greensboro College policies and procedures. Although Security officers do not make arrests, the Security Department maintains a working relationship with the Greensboro Police Department, UNC-Greensboro Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies. The department is staffed by a director, captain, corporal, twelve officers and two work-study students. All officers are trained using the North Carolina private protection service guidelines. Each officer is also first aid and AED certified.
The Department of Safety and Security is responsible for security enforcement, crime prevention, and crisis intervention at Greensboro College. Also, it is responsible for providing specific support services for the Greensboro College community which include:
- Assisting campus motorists with minor vehicle problems;
- Providing escort services 24 hours a day;
- Providing crime protection lectures and seminars;
- Inspecting buildings for safety compliance;
- Maintaining a Lost and Found Department;
- Assisting with lockouts;
- Providing engraving instruments to I.D. belongings;
- Providing free bicycle registration;
- Assisting with fire drills;
- Assisting with access cards.