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For Students

Safety Program

Jacksonville University is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for everyone on campus, including students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Department of Campus Security is on duty around the clock, providing 24-hour continuous service to all areas of campus. In the event of an emergency, the blue light emergency call towers located throughout campus can be utilized to summon security. In addition, there is always someone available to answer calls placed to the main Security Office at (904) 256-7585.

JU Alert

JU Alert is a campus-wide program notifies University employees, students, and visitors of an on-going emergency affecting the campus. Once an emergency message has been prepared, it is delivered without delay through several communications platforms:

  • Local Audible Siren
  • Blackboard Connect
  • JU News
  • JU Website
  • JU Social Media
  • JU Mobile Safety App
  • Alertus Desktop

Jacksonville University Mobile Safety App

The JU Mobile Safety App, available on Apple and Android, offers safety features and resources customized for Jacksonville University. Our goal: To further enhance student security both on and off campus by creating greater accessibility. The app features multiple, user-friendly functions, including a campus map, detailed emergency plans, how to report suspicious activity and your own safety toolbox.

Jacksonville University Annual Security Report & Safety Guide

This yearly and comprehensive guide provides information on community resources, Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators, options for assistance following an incident, as well as the University’s current policies in the areas of drug and alcohol, weapons, sexual assault prevention, sexual misconduct, and other information.

Green Dot Intervention Program

Jacksonville University has adopted the Green Dot bystander intervention program, providing students with the tools needed to intervene in the face of power-based violence such as sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, child abuse, elder abuse and bullying. A champion for violence prevention and intervention at the national level, Green Dot is committed to measurably and systematically reducing violence within any given community.

For Faculty & Staff

Safety Program

Jacksonville University is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for everyone on campus, including students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Department of Campus Security is on duty around the clock, providing 24-hour continuous service to all areas of campus. In the event of an emergency, the blue light emergency call towers located throughout campus can be utilized to summon security. In addition, there is always someone available to answer calls placed to the main Security Office at (904) 256-7585.

JU Alert

JU Alert is a campus-wide program notifies University employees, students, and visitors of an on-going emergency affecting the campus. Once an emergency message has been prepared, it is delivered without delay through several communications platforms:

  • Local Audible Siren
  • Blackboard Connect
  • JU News
  • JU Website
  • JU Social Media
  • JU Mobile Safety App
  • Alertus Desktop

Jacksonville University Mobile Safety App

The JU Mobile Safety App, available on Apple and Android, offers safety features and resources customized for Jacksonville University. Our goal: To further enhance student security both on and off campus by creating greater accessibility. The app features multiple, user-friendly functions, including a campus map, detailed emergency plans, how to report suspicious activity and your own safety toolbox.

Jacksonville University Annual Security Report & Safety Guide

This yearly and comprehensive guide provides information on community resources, Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators, options for assistance following an incident, as well as the University’s current policies in the areas of drug and alcohol, weapons, sexual assault prevention, sexual misconduct, and other information.

Green Dot Intervention Program

Jacksonville University has adopted the Green Dot bystander intervention program, providing students with the tools needed to intervene in the face of power-based violence such as sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking, child abuse, elder abuse and bullying. A champion for violence prevention and intervention at the national level, Green Dot is committed to measurably and systematically reducing violence within any given community.

For the Community

Safety Program

Jacksonville University is committed to providing a safe and secure environment for everyone on campus, including students, faculty, staff and visitors. The Department of Campus Security is on duty around the clock, providing 24-hour continuous service to all areas of campus. In the event of an emergency, the blue light emergency call towers located throughout campus can be utilized to summon security. In addition, there is always someone available to answer calls placed to the main Security Office at (904) 256-7585.

JU Alert

JU Alert is a campus-wide program notifies University employees, students, and visitors of an on-going emergency affecting the campus. Once an emergency message has been prepared, it is delivered without delay through several communications platforms:

  • Local Audible Siren
  • Blackboard Connect
  • JU News
  • JU Website
  • JU Social Media
  • JU Mobile Safety App
  • Alertus Desktop

Jacksonville University Annual Security Report & Safety Guide

This yearly and comprehensive guide provides information on community resources, Title IX Coordinator and Deputy Coordinators, options for assistance following an incident, as well as the University’s current policies in the areas of drug and alcohol, weapons, sexual assault prevention, sexual misconduct, and other information.