Safety & Security

The Southwestern Office of Safety and Security supports a safe environment in which all members of the college can pursue their academic endeavors.  Open 24 hours a day, the staff responds to lock outs, requests for assistance, potential criminal incidents, suspicious activity, and emergency situations.  Safety and security officers regularly patrol buildings, classrooms, sports facilities, residence halls, and grounds by foot and vehicle.  Additional functions of this department include campus escorts, motor vehicle registration, lost and found property, and reporting damage and/or theft of personal or college property.  

The Office of Safety and Security is located on the top floor of the Sutton Center in the Student Life Office.

Safety and Security Concerns Form: Campus community concerns and incidents may be submitted online or through the Student Life Office.  All submissions will remain confidential unless you choose to provide your information.  Submissions are sent directly to the Lead Security Officer and Associate Vice President of Student Life.  For imediate attention please call safety and security or in emergency situations call 911.

Safety and Security 24-hour phone line: 620-229-0012 or 9-229-0012 from any campus phone.

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