Working to Keep You Safe
At Old Dominion University, safety is a top priority. We are always working vigilantly to ensure that the Monarch community has access to services and resources the promote a safe campus environment.
We've installed 1,700+ state-of-the-art safety cameras all over campus, which help to deter crime.
Safety screens have been installed on all first-floor windows of campus residential buildings.
Lighting & Landscaping
We have installed new lighting and made strategic landscaping updates to enhance campus security.
Safety beacons and speed limit readouts, both proven to increase pedestrian safety, have been installed on strategic streets and crosswalks.
Rape Aggression Defense- FREE Self Defense Training for Women 18+
Safety Education, Training Initiatives and Proactive Polices
Report Concerning Behavior to ODU's Threat Assessment Management Team
Home Safety Evaluations
ODUPD offers FREE home safety evaluations for off-campus students
Register Your Bicycle to Help Deter Theft
SAFE RIDE is a secure alternative to walking campus at night
Get a trained Patrol Aid to walk with you on campus - 24/7
Register Your Party with the ODUPD to Ensure the Safety of Your Guests
Live Safe App
Get Alerts, Partner with Friends, Connect with Police, and More