UCM Campus Safety Resources
The University of Central Missouri is dedicated to providing a safe and healthy campus community. Consistent with this commitment, UCM has numerous
on-campus resources and programs in place.
On-Campus Safety and Educational Resources:
- The Student Assistant Foot patrol and Escort Team members are part-time, uniformed, student employees who patrol the campus on foot at night to help deter crime and provide a walking escort from building exit to building entrance or parking areas for students, faculty, staff and visitors.
- The SAFE Team is in operation seven nights per week (during the regular academic year when the university is in session) from 8:00 p.m.-3:30 a.m. with extended hours on weekends.
- To request a SAFE Team escort, call 660-543-4123.
- This free, downloadable app features the ability to create a note reporting and describing a safety or security incident. Users may also take or attach a picture of the incident.
- The app automatically detects the location of the user and creates a map with a pin drop of the user's exact location. All content sent to respective college departments includes the sender's name and phone number along with the date and time of each report.
- Read about UCM's role as the first university to implement use of campus eye.
- Download the Apple or Android version of the app.
- Receive emergency alerts and other campus information sent as text messages to your cell phone. Choose from a number of categories such as emergency alerts, crime notices, severe weather alerts and school closings.
- Subscribe to Textcaster alerts.
- The Night Ryder program provides a free, safe transportation option, Thursdays through Saturdays, for UCM students traveling around town. Visit the website for the transportation route and schedule.
Thursday and Friday
Rides from campus to Wal-mart, movie theatre, restaurants, etc.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
10 p.m.-2 a.m.
Rides from campus to downtown district and back to campus routes.
- Phone: 660-238-6379
EPIC (Encouraging Positive Interventions on Campus) Educators
- EPIC Educators is a peer education group at UCM. Their mission is to make UCM a stronger community by teaching bystander intervention skills to all students, and raising awareness on topics such as bullying, sexual violence, social justice issues, and drug and alcohol abuse.
- Haven is a 45-minute, interactive program designed to educate students on the issues associated with sexual assault and relationship violence, taking into account their unique perspectives and experiences.
- All incoming freshmen are required to take the online course. The course is available for any interested students to access at anytime.
- Access the course at everfi.com/register.
Bystander Intervention Skills Training
- The Office of Violence and Substance Abuse Prevention office offers bystander intervention training classes, which helps us learn how to overcome inaction and intervene in a safe and effective way.
- To schedule a Bystander Intervention Skills Training for your group, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 660-543-4044.
The Rape Aggression Defense System
- Rape Aggression Defense System is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques for men, women and children. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on defense training. Courses are taught by officers from UCM's Department of Public Safety and are offered at no cost to UCM students, employees and dependents. Courses are 12-hours in length. To enroll in a course, please contact Sgt. Dan Othic, email@example.com.
- There are more than 100 emergency phones located in campus parking lots, buildings and elevators to ensure individuals have a resource near by to call 911 in case of an emergency.
Engaging Men in Gender Violence Prevention
- UCM and Warrensburg Area Partners in Prevention partner to provide gender violence prevention training to popular opinion leaders of men's organizations and to all students.
Armed Intruder Response: Run, Hide, Fight: Surviving an Active Shooter
Humphreys Building, Suite 131
Hours: 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
- The University of Central Missouri recognizes the issue of sexual misconduct and has taken action to not only educate the campus community, but also provide assistance to those affected by sexual misconduct.
- Title IX states, "no person shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to discrimination under any academic, extracurricular, research, occupational training, or other education program or activity operated by a recipient which receives or benefits from Federal financial assistance."
- The Office of Mentoring, Advocacy and Peer Support will provide advocates to assist those affected by sexual misconduct. Advocates are trained professionals who provide support, empowerment, education and access to university and community resources to help engage the victim in a healing intrapersonal process.
Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC 1092(f)) is the landmark federal law, originally known as the Campus Security Act, that requires colleges and universities across the United States to disclose information about crime on and around their campuses. For your reference, UCM's annual security and fire safety report can be found at: http://www.ucmo.edu/ps/police/stats.cfm.
Report a Crime
Emergency - 911
Public Safety - 660-543-4123
Warrensburg Police Department - 660-747-9134
Johnson County Sheriffs Department - 660-747-5511