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Because much of the student experience often takes place away from SCAD buildings and facilities, the Department of Public Safety goes to great lengths to educate students on personal safety. No level of security will prevent every crime everywhere, but students can be empowered by practicing commonsense steps to create a safe and fun downtown experience. We recommend these tips:
Making sure where you live is secure is important regardless of where you are. A lot of commonsense proactive steps get forgotten in our daily lives, so it's always important to remember these tips.
Each year the university and the City of Savannah fire marshal inspect student rooms, walkways and common areas for potential fire hazards. These inspections are conducted annually to protect against property damage and personal injury.
If you have any questions about permissible items, contact the main housing office via email or by phone at 912.525.7000. In Atlanta, call 404.253.3333. In Hong Kong, call 852.2253.8016. In Lacoste, call 33.(0)22.214.171.124.32.
More than one million cars, new or old, are stolen each year nationwide. But there are many ways to cut down on the chance of being a victim:
Bicycle theft is often prominent in downtown areas due to a thief's ease of access to a bike in public, which doubles as a quick getaway.
The Savannah College of Art and Design is in full compliance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendment of 1989 (Public Law 101-226), 49 Code of Federal Regulations, Part 40.
SCAD has developed a proactive strategy to address all concerns, big and small. This effort has resulted in a comprehensive and layered approach overseen by top security experts.