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Nurturing Hope for Haiti

The University of Miami, one of the first to respond to the crisis with medical aid provided by Miller School physicians and surgeons, continues to be…

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The safety and security of all University of Miami students, faculty, and staff at all times is of paramount importance. Perhaps nowhere else on-campus is this more true than in the residential colleges and University Village – places that students call home. Students can rest assured knowing that they are protected by a comprehensive and layered approach to their safety and security.

Within the Department of Housing and Residential Life, we employ a method of security known as “multi-tiered.” For example, our University of Miami Police Department is responsible for patrol and enforcement on the broad, open areas of campus. Once inside a residential area, access to living space becomes more difficult and more guarded to ensure student safety and is restricted to resident students only and authorized personnel. Some of the strategies utilized to promote a safe and secure culture are outlined in the sections below. Please feel free to browse through the links to learn of our various programs.