Safety is more than an abstract concept – it’s a partnership between Kirkwood, faculty and staff, students and everyone else on campus.

Kirkwood has a variety of policies to help keep everyone on campus safe. Take a look at the policies below, but if you don't see what you're looking for, reach out to Public Safety at 319-398-7777

  1. Campus Security Act - Read our annual security report, prepared in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.
  2. Kirkwood’s Emergency Response Plan - Learn how Kirkwood responds to emergencies and dangerous situations that may arise on campus.
  3. Tobacco Free Policy - See why Kirkwood is a tobacco free campus and read our tobacco policy.
  4. Traffic and Parking - Kirkwood’s traffic and parking regulations are based on state code. Learn more about our policies.
  5. Severe Weather - Learn how we notify the Kirkwood community in case of severe weather and where to go if there’s a severe weather incident. 
  6. Weapons on Campus - Understand Kirkwood’s policy on carrying weapons on campus and what happens if someone violates the policy.
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“I love how easily I can reach my professors with questions, or just chat! They have helped me immensely with coursework and choosing classes to take to transfer. One of my math professors is the person who helped me settle on my biomedical engineering major.”

Mariam Nawar,
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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