The Department of Public Safety & Campus Police and community members work continually to ensure a safe and secure environment for all students, staff and faculty members.

Although the college campus is among the safest places you can be, it is important to remain alert and prepared, and to know what to do if you are threatened or attacked.

Safe Rides Program The Safe Rides program provides students with a safe mode of transportation during the academic school year.

Sexual Assault Sexual assault in any form is a devastating crime. It includes but is not limited to: forced sexual intercourse (rape), sodomy (oral or anal sexual acts), child molestation, incest, fondling and attempted rape, as well as communicating threats.

Fire Safety Davidson publishes its fire safety records and statistics and has set fire policies, fire prevention equipment, and applied safety measures.

Hazing  Hazing of any kind is prohibited on campus and is unlawful in the state of North Carolina. Learn more about actions that are considered hazing and alternative activities. 

Personal Safety and Property Protection Read these tips and security options on how to protect yourself and your property from crime and theft.

Campus Safety Procedures Learn more about reporting of crimes, crime prevention and policies at Davidson.

Important Phone Numbers  There are many groups - both on-campus and off-campus - that provide support for you and your safety, health and wellbeing. See a list of important phone numbers for campus police, the Student Health and Counseling centers, United Family Services, and other support organizations in Mecklenburg County.