Methodist College

Campus Security

Methodist College is committed to providing you with a safe educational environment. The following services help ensure the safety and well-being of all students, staff, and faculty:

  • Identification card access is required to enter the Methodist College building at all doors. Colleges hours are: Monday - Wednesday 6:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.; Thursday - Sunday 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.

  • Security cameras monitor all entry points into the campus building, parking areas, and building corridors.
  • Smoke detectors and sprinkler systems are installed in all classrooms and common areas.
  • Random security checks are performed throughout the day, evening, and early morning hours.
  • Several 911 emergency phones are located throughout the campus property. 

Methodist College Security provides the following services:

  • Campus security
  • Crime reporting
  • Escort to vehicle
  • Vehicle assistance 

Vehicle Assistance and Parking Information

If you experience any of the following situations and need assistance, please notify security at 672-4500. 

  • Need parking information
  • Need a battery jump (available at no charge)
  • Locked out of your car
  • View the Methodist College Parking Regulations
  • View a Methodist College campus parking map.

Safety Tips

Follow these tips both on and off campus:

  • Park in a visible area
  • Ask for an escort
  • Remove valuables from your car
  • Keep calm and ready
  • Start your car after locking the doors
  • Always have your cell phone with you
  • Find your keys before you walk
  • Examine your surroundings and car

View the Methodist College emergency response plan, and read procedures for supporting a violence-free campus. For more information on our emergency preparedness plan, please contact Linda Moore at 309-671-2734.

Disclosure of Crime Statistics

Methodist College and Methodist Security prepare the Campus Safety report to comply with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. This report is prepared in collaboration with local law enforcement agencies as well as Methodist Security.

Each year this report is provided to all enrolled students, faculty, and staff. Copies of the report and a daily campus crime log may be obtained at the Office of Human Resources.

2016 Annual Safety Report

Biennial Review of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Program