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Campus Safety

CMU is committed to providing a safe and secure environment conducive to promoting a respectful and educational atmosphere for all members of the campus community.

Emergency Numbers

Dial 911 from any land line or mobile phone
Fayette Police 911: 660-248-3605
Ambulance 911: 660-248-2220

Important Campus Phone Numbers
Campus Safety: 660-202-0848, monitored 24/7
Residence Hall Director on Call: 660-888-8877
Office of Student Development: 660-248-6223 (M-F: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)
Plant Operations: 660-248-6295 (M-F: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

About Campus Safety

Central Methodist University fulfills this mission by providing campus safety services through Plant Operations. Using a combination of foot and vehicle patrols throughout all shifts, safety officers are continuously visible on campus as a deterrent to crime. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Campus patrol
  • Response to emergency situations on campus
  • Reporting and documenting criminal activity on campus property
  • Fire system evaluation, testing and monitoring
  • Coordination with law enforcement agencies and other emergency services
  • Safety/mechanical system monitoring for all campus buildings
  • Identify, assess and address possible safety hazards on campus property
  • Collect lost and found property

Parking Permits and Enforcement

Campus parking permits and ticketing appeals are handled through the office of student development. Plant Operations is responsible for enforcing parking regulations.

The complete set of rules concerning parking can be read here.

Questions? Call 660-248-6298, or stop by the Plant Operations Building during normal business hours. Safety and security concerns or related issues may be referred at any time.