Safety

University Police: Police Services Center,
4945 Oxford Trenton Road

Non-Emergency/24 Hours: 513-529-2222

EMERGENCY (police, fire, medical): 911

Lost-and-Found Property: 513-529-8135

Fingerprinting Services: 513-529-2226

Miami is committed to maintaining a safe learning environment for all students and members of the university community. While Miami's campus is relatively safe, crime does occur on campus. Each member of the university community has a responsibility to contribute to the well-being of the community.

Emergency Notification and Response

In the event of an emergency, contact Miami University Police at 911 to initiate the emergency messaging system.

Emergency Messaging System—Notification of an Immediate Threat

Miami University maintains multiple systems for alerting the Miami community about campus emergencies and will use some or all of those systems, depending on the circumstances. The Miami Emergency Text Messaging System is available to all Miami University students, faculty, and staff.

To receive this service, individuals must sign up through the University Police at www.units.miamioh.edu/psf/police/emergencytextmessaging.

Annual Safety and Security Report/Annual Fire Safety Report

Miami publishes an annual report of safety and security polices and crime statistics in an Annual Safety Report and an Annual Fire Safety Report.

Miami University Police officers are fully sworn and armed law enforcement officers, empowered to investigate alleged criminal activity, search and arrest as authorized by law, and use necessary and reasonable force to enforce the law and protect persons and property. They evaluate reported crimes, conduct investigations, and effect arrests.

Emergency Procedures

Miami University has established emergency procedures for a number of events that range from chemical spills to severe weather that involve individual as well as collective action to respond safely. Information to guide responses to a variety of potential dangers is available at Emergency Preparedness. For more information contact Environmental Health and Safety: 55 Hughes Hall, 513-529-2829.

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