Access to the campus is monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Students, faculty, and staff are issued decals to be affixed to the windshield of their vehicles. Guests of the College are required to sign in with Campus Police before entering the campus.
The College maintains a fence around the campus to define the College property and limit access. Bruno Entrance is the only means by which to enter and exit campus.
At the end of each business day, officers secure all academic and administrative buildings. The buildings are patrolled on a regular basis until they are reopened the following morning. Persons with a valid reason for entering an academic building after it has been secured can request assistance from Police.
All dormitories at Birmingham-Southern College are locked on a 24 hour a day basis and are equipped with combination locks. The combinations are given to residents only by the Office of Residence Life. Combinations are changed on a monthly basis or as the need arises. Officers patrol the dormitory area 24 hours a day.
Combination locks on each dorm are provided to allow 24 hour security of your living facilities.
On a continuing basis, fire extinguishers, lighting, door locks, and other safety features are monitored in both the academic buildings and the residence halls. When a problem is discovered, it is reported immediately to the Maintenance Department.
24 hour security is provided 365 days a year. Campus Police officers patrol campus on foot, on bicycles, and in vehicles. Campus lighting is designed to provide 24 hour lighting to all main areas of campus. Inspections of the fire systems in all living facilities are conducted on a weekly basis.