Campus Safety and Security Reporting Training

Campus security and safety is an important feature of postsecondary education. The Department of Education is committed to assisting schools in providing students nationwide a safe environment in which to learn and to keep students, parents and employees well informed about campus security.

Training Resources

  • First Responder Guide for Improving Survivability in Improvised Explosive Device and/or Active Shooter Incidents

    Recent improvised explosive device (IED) and active shooter incidents reveal that some traditional practices of first responders need to be realigned and enhanced to improve survivability of victims and the safety of first responders caring for them.
  • Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center

    The Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center supports K-12 schools, colleges, and universities in providing emergency management resources, training, and publications with improving and strengthening their emergency management plans.
  • The National Center for Campus Public Safety

    The center has the goal to to foster relationships between campus public safety and emergency management professionals, student administrators, advocacy organizations, community leaders, professional associations, federal agencies and others to strengthen campus communities.
  • College Drinking Prevention

    College Drinking: Changing the Culture, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
  • Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets

    Should a student consider studying in a foreign country, the U.S. Department of Education suggests that he or she visit this Department of State Web site prior to making a final decision. Consular Information Sheets
  • Office on Violence Against Women

    Information and resources are available from the Department of Justice’s Violence Against Women Office to stop domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Includes Grants to Reduce Violent Crimes Against Women on Campus.
  • Student Death Protocol Procedures

    Protocol to follow in case of student death. Family Packet