'Canes in the Community

Healthy Living

Members of the School's Hyperion Council spent time this month encouraging young people from Miami's Overtown neighborhood to pursue healthy lifestyle…

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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.