Safety and security at SCAD

A comprehensive approach to safety

SCAD Campus Safety and Security exists to ensure the safest learning environment possible through a layered and comprehensive approach to security, backed by experienced leadership. SCAD works closely with local police, fire and emergency personnel, as well as state and federal agencies, to ensure that students have a safe and open college experience.

Emergency notification systems

SCAD is ready if a crisis occurs. We have established a comprehensive notification system to communicate with students and families in a timely manner. This includes the SCAD Alert System, online notifications, television reports, radio messages and more. We are dedicated to ensuring an effective, open and appropriate response.

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SCAD SafeRide

SafeRides are offered to SCAD students, faculty and staff who live on or off campus and need a late-night ride from an open SCAD building to their residence within the midtown and downtown areas of Atlanta and Savannah. Now supplemented through the use of Uber, SafeRides are available 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly.

Call 404.253.3333 in Atlanta or 912.525.4500 in Savannah to arrange a SafeRide.

 

Security reports

In accordance with the Clery Act, SCAD provides a full report of the past year's crimes. The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available in the SCAD Campus Safety and Security office in Savannah, the student services office in Atlanta, and online.

View the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report from:

Also in accordance with the Clery Act, both a daily log and a weekly summary are kept of university security incidents.

View 2016 daily logs from:

View 2015 daily logs from:

(Provided by SCAD Campus Safety and Security and the office of the dean of students.)

LiveSafe logo

LiveSafe is a free smartphone app that turns every student's phone into a personal safety device. By using a smartphone's GPS system, students can report suspicious activity in real time by snapping photos, recording video or submitting anonymous safety concerns.

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Emergency preparedness

SCAD Campus Safety and Security has both precautionary and responsive security networks ready to reduce the impact of a crisis on our students. We are dedicated to a quick, effective response.

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Safety tips

Because Atlanta, Hong Kong and Savannah are busy urban areas, SCAD Campus Safety and Security is committed to educating students on the best methods for protecting their personal safety.

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Security strategy

SCAD is dedicated to balancing a safe learning environment and an open college experience. We research new tactics, analyze security trends and constantly grow as a department to maximize safety.

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SCAD Campus Safety and Security

Atlanta
404.253.3333

Hong Kong
852.2253.8036

Lacoste
33.(0)4.90.75.66.32

Savannah
912.525.4500

security@scad.edu

Emergency contact numbers

Emergencies in the U.S.
911

Emergencies in France
112

Emergencies in Hong Kong
999

SafeRides

To arrange a SafeRide, call 404.253.3333 in Atlanta or 912.525.4500 in Savannah.