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Our obligation is to the safety and security of our students. There are many different resources, programs and even trainings to know about regarding safety at Ohio University. To ensure you're up-to-date on any emergencies, make sign up for OHIO's Emergency Notifications.

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Supplemental Safety Efforts

  • Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Classes

    The Ohio University Police Department offers Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Classes for students each semester and is working to add more classes. 

  • FETI Trained Detectives

    All Ohio University Police Department detectives are FETI (Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview) trained. They investigate with a victim-centered approach. 

  • Blue Light Phones

    Blue Light Phones are located all across campus and along the bike path surrounding campus. In addition, there are emergency phones at the main entrances of each residence hall.


Safety Tips, Programs, and Services

The OUPD has compiled a set of safety tips and programs for Ohio University students, faculty, and staff. View tips and resources on topics including:

  • Active Shooter Situation
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Emergency Response Protocols
  • Personal Property Inventory
  • Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) System
  • Survivor Advocacy Program
  • Telephone Harassment

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