Crime statistics compiled annually by K-State's Office of Student Life show Kansas State University is among the safest universities in the Big 12. Kansas State Polytechnic is safe because faculty, students, and staff approach campus safety as a shared responsibility.
K-State Polytechnic is a tight-knit campus and strives to be a welcoming, safe, and inclusive community. Together we make Kansas State Polytechnic what it is: a safe, supportive, and caring community where the well-being of each of us is the responsibility of all of us.
Security escorts are available to provide escorts around campus, to and from classes and from offices to parking areas. For escort service call the Kansas State Polytechnic Security Office.
Kansas State Polytechnic Police and Security Officers are available to assist with vehicle problems such as flat tires and dead batteries. If you are having vehicle problems contact the security office.
Residence Hall Security
Entry to the residence halls is permitted only through authorized access with a valid student/faculty/staff ID. Only those with authorization have access to locked doors.
Blue emergency phones are in heavily traveled areas across campus. The blue emergency phone dial directly to emergency 911 dispatchers and should be used only for emergencies.
Issuing Campus Keys
Campus security is responsible for permitting and assigning keys.
K-State Alerts is the University's emergency notification system. Methods include voicemail, text, email and more. K-State students, faculty and staff can sign up for K-State Alerts.
Report a Safety Concern
Report safety concerns to K-State Polytechnic Security, or call 911 in the case of an emergency.
K-State Polytechnic Security is staffed with four noncommissioned security officers that cover the campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Security should be called whenever there is an emergency, or when there is any activity that could cause concern to the safety and security of the campus community.
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