Campus Safety

Fort Lewis College places a high priority on the personal safety of its students, faculty, staff, and visitors. A campus community relies on a peaceful, safe, and secure environment. Preserving this environment is a responsibility everyone on campus must share.

For Emergency Assistance or a Crime in Progress on Campus

For emergency help from a campus telephone dial 911 or
Use a campus emergency phone located at:

  • Clock Tower
  • Cooper Quad south of Cooper Hall
  • Between Berndt Hall and the Theatre
  • Union Visitor Lot by the Student Union
  • Between the Bader and Snyder Residence Halls
  • Between Animas Lot and the Centennial Apartments
  • Between Animas Hall and the Mears Apartments
  • 8th Avenue Lot, east of Jones Hall
  • Concert Hall Lot, east of the Concert Hall
  • Stadium Visitor Lot, north of the football stadium
  • Between Art Lot (gymnasium) and Stadium Visitor Lot, north of the football stadium
  • Between Center for SW Studies Lot and the Center of Southwest Studies
  • Along walkway on 8th Avenue and Fort Lewis Drive

To File a Report for a Crime that has Already Occurred

  • Call Durango La Plata Emergency Communications Center at 970-385-2900 or
  • Fort Lewis College Police at 970-749-6581 to talk with an officer on duty
  • Reports can also be filed through the Fort Lewis College Police Department via the Silent Witness Report Form

Persons making false crime reports are subject to campus discipline and/or legal sanctions.