Campus Safety Alerts and Notices

Augustana University is committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment for all to learn, live and work. We also understand that the campus community is a dynamic place, so everyone must play a role in maintaining that safety.

We also understand that communication with the campus community is vital to keeping everyone informed and involved.

The information found in this section will include specific information regarding incidents on campus that may require action from the campus community. The action will generally involve everyone staying alert for a person or a situation that may arise and a request to notify Campus Safety immediately if the person or situation is observed.

Please contact the Department of Campus Safety at 605.274.4014 if you have any questions or concerns.


Saturday, October 29th, 2016

CAMPUS SAFETY NOTICE

On Saturday afternoon, 10/29/2016, a female runner reported being followed by a vehicle near campus.  The runner came onto campus and noticed the vehicle continued to follow her.  As she ran past the vehicle, she observed the male was exposing himself to her while he was using his cellphone to videotape her.  The female ran from the area and contacted authorities.

The vehicle is described as a 2014 Chev Impala, Silver, dark tinted windows and South Dakota license plates.

The driver is described as a white male, 20 to 25 years old, wearing jeans, a zip up hoodie and a flat bill hat.

If you observe this vehicle or any other suspicious activity, please call the Department of Campus Safety at 605.274.4014 or 911 immediately.


If you have any information about any of these thefts or any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 605.367.7007, the Sioux Falls Police Department at 605.367.7212 or the Department of Campus Safety at 605.274.4014.

Thank you for your help to keep the campus a safe place to live, learn and work.

Notice of Combined Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report Availability

Augustana University is committed to assisting all members of the Augustana community in providing for their own safety and security. View the Annual Security and Fire Safety compliance document.

If you would like to receive the combined Annual Security and Fire Safety Report that contains this information, you can stop by the Department of Campus Safety Office at 2112 S. Grange Ave., Morrison Commons, Sioux Falls, SD  57197 — or you can request that a copy be mailed to you by calling 605.274.4014.

The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety included topics such as: crime prevention, fire safety, Campus Safety officer authority, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The document also contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calender years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Augustana University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Augustana University Department of Campus Safety.