November 16, 2022 — Wichita State University and the WSU Police Department are committed to the safety and security of our students, staff and faculty.  With this in mind, everyone in the campus community is encouraged to download the Rave Guardian Mobile Safety app. This app is available for both iPhones and Android devices and can be downloaded from the Apple Store or Google Play. Guardian sends alerts when there is a safety concern on or near campus. It also provides users access to safety resources to report tips and contact information for various campus offices. The app also includes a feature that allows … Continue reading "Guardian app helps keep campus community safe"
November 4, 2022 — Shockers, with more people on the WSU campus each year, there are naturally more people traveling to and from classes, offices and events. Drivers should drive the proper speed throughout campus: 20 mph on streets, 15 mph in parking lots and 10 mph in the parking garage. Please stop for pedestrians crossing the road and always be prepared to stop at crosswalks. If you’re walking or riding a bike, skateboard, etc., please only cross streets at crosswalks and look before you cross. Keep your eyes up when walking through parking area, as well. Let’s all do our part to keep … Continue reading "Be aware of drivers and pedestrians on campus"
November 4, 2022 — Do you ever wonder how safe you are on campus? Students, faculty and staff are invited to join us for a discussion about campus safety from different perspectives. A panel of diverse representatives of Wichita State University will discuss campus safety from their own unique perspectives at 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9 in 233 RSC (Santa Fe Trail room). 
October 25, 2022 — WSU Fire Safety would like to remind you that the use of space heaters is prohibited in campus buildings. Please remove all space heaters from campus buildings, whether they are in use or not. Please review WSU Policies 11.20 Space Heaters and 11.27 HVAC Systems Standards.
October 14, 2022 — As we head into the mid-point of the fall semester, please remember these tips to continue to have a safe and productive year.  Hide any valuable items that are in your vehicle, take your keys and lock your vehicles.  Be alert and aware of your surroundings and utilize the buddy system when walking at night or very early in the morning.   WSU Police are here for you. If, at any time, you feel unsafe or would prefer to have an escort on campus, you can contact the WSU Police Department at 316-978-3450, dial 911 from an on-campus phone, use the … Continue reading "Campus safety reminders and tips"
October 14, 2022 — As we head into the mid-point of the fall semester, please remember these tips to continue to have a safe and productive year.  Hide any valuable items that are in your vehicle, take your keys and lock your vehicles.  Be alert and aware of your surroundings and utilize the buddy system when walking at night or very early in the morning.   WSU Police are here for you. If, at any time, you feel unsafe or would prefer to have an escort on campus, you can contact the WSU Police Department at 316-978-3450, dial 911 from an on-campus phone, use the … Continue reading "Campus safety tips and reminders "
September 16, 2022 — Did you know that 85% of university housing fires are cooking fires? Unattended cooking is by far the leading contributing factor in college cooking fires, and there are more than 3,000 university cooking fires each year, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
September 9, 2022 — The office of Student Conduct and Community Standards is looking for students to join its Academic Integrity and Student Conduct hearing boards. The committee offers students an opportunity to gain community service hours and have a lasting impact on their college campus.
September 2, 2022 — As the new school year begins, Wichita State and other college students across the country are returning to campuses as in-person learning resumes for many higher education institutions. Through their annual Campus Fire Safety for Students campaign in September, the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) and the Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS) are working together to help ensure living spaces are safe for students.
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August 29, 2022 — As the new semester starts, the Wichita State Police Department is reminding students, faculty, staff and campus innovation partners to hide their valuable items, take their keys and lock their vehicles. It only takes a minute for personal items to end up in the hands of someone else, so please remember to lock your car when you park.