USF Campus Safety Week
Promoted by the Clery Center, in 2008, National Campus Safety Awareness Month was unanimously approved by Congress to encourage a public conversation on important topics in violence prevention at our nation's colleges and universities. In honor of National Campus Safety Awareness Month, the USF Department of Emergency Management and University of South Florida Police Department host the annual USF Campus Safety Week. Numerous safety related trainings are provided free of charge to the USF community throughout the week, and the week culminates in the annual USF Campus Safety Day event. The event provides an opportunity to educate the campus community on safety, disaster preparedness, and crime prevention.
USF Campus Safety Week Events
We will be offering various free safety related training courses throughout the week of October 21-25. Courses include: Active Threat Prevention and Protection, Hands Only CPR and First Aid, SKYWARN Storm Spotter, Stop the Bleed, SAFE Basic Self Defense, and more!
Earn a free raffle entry for each class you attend. Prizes include a gift from USF Dining with a $100 value and a starter Disaster Supply Kit!
USF Campus Safety Day
October 24, 2019 | 10a-3p | Sessums Mall
- Veronica Cintron from Bay News 9 will emcee the event.
- Dunk a Responder! Donate to help University Police acquire a K9 and you get a chance at dunking a responder in the dunk tank
- Win various raffle prizes! Free raffle entries for visiting the various exhibits. Win Target, Publix, and Walmart gift cards and more!
- Activities include: motor vehicle crash rollover simulations, fire extinguisher demonstrations, and K-9 demonstrations
- Specialized equipment like SWAT Team gear and bomb detection technology, along with fire department and law enforcement vehicles will be on display.
- Law enforcement, fire rescue, and emergency management personnel will be on-hand to answer questions and talk about their work in keeping the USF community safe.
- The following food trucks will be selling: Dude and His Food, Twisted South, Coco's Latin Cuisine, and Wicked Oak BBQ
Register to assist in staffing the USF Campus Safety Day event! Volunteers will receive complimentary lunch.
Thank you to our generous sponsors who make this event possible!