Yes. The Campus Safety & Security Department provides patrols and service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Students who reside at Chanute Complex may call the Campus Safety & Security Department anytime. The department provides regular patrols of this facility and makes crime prevention services available to the residents.

Colleges across the country are concerned with making housing facilities as safe as possible. To do this, the University needs your help. It's everyone's responsibility to take security seriously.

Residents should ensure that they close and lock the exterior doors at all times. Never prop doors open or let strangers into the building. Always escort off-campus guests and report suspicious activity immediately to the Campus Safety & Security Department by calling 386-226-6480.

Residence halls are locations of constant activity, so if you notice a door is not closing or locking properly or that a light fixture is out, notify a University representative right away.

Housing facilities can be safe places if everyone works together.

Often the best protection you can provide for your valuables is not leaving them in an open and unattended location, and by securing them when they are not in use. Some of the Residence Halls supply lockboxes in the rooms to secure items. Ask a member of the Housing staff.

The Campus Safety & Security Department has several services available to aid in theft prevention and recovery.

With the exception of law enforcement and Campus Safety & Security officers, the University prohibits weapons or weapon replicas of any kind on campus. This includes air guns, paintball equipment, slingshots and knives.

Check the Information & Policy Guide from Housing & Residence Life or the Student Handbook for more information.

Emergency phones provide you with a means of notifying the Campus Safety & Security Department in case of emergency. By pushing the button on the unit, you are connected directly to the Campus Safety & Security Communications Center. Emergency service is dispatched to your location.

For many students and employees, Daytona Beach is a new experience and a new place to live. The University can assist you with this transition in several ways.

The Campus Safety & Security Department has a "Safe Apartment" program that is available to any University community member by contacting the Crime Prevention office at 386-226-6488. Look for the information brochure titled "Things to Know in Daytona."

You can also contact the police department for crime statistics that have occurred in the area.

Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in the nation, and students may be particularly vulnerable to this crime. Learn how to protect yourself and your future from identity theft by visiting the U.S. Department of Education's Identity Theft page.

Most crimes that occur on campus involve the theft of property while left unattended. These are very often called "crimes of opportunity," where an offender was given the chance to commit the crime.

the theft triangleCrimes of opportunity are the most common crimes committed on campuses across the nation. It is important to note that no campus can guarantee a crime-free environment. However, steps can be taken to reduce the opportunity for crime and, consequently, your chances of being a victim.

Always lock doors and keep property secure.

On-Campus Numbers

  • Campus Safety & Security Department
  • Emergency
    386-226-7233 (SAFE)
  • Health Services
  • Counseling Center
  • Dean of Students

Off-Campus Numbers

The following phone numbers must be preceded by a “9” when using a campus phone.

  • Daytona Beach Fire Department
  • EVAC Ambulance
  • Daytona Beach Police (non-emergency)
  • Police Emergency
  • Halifax Medical Center Emergency Department