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Division of Risk and Safety

We provide the strategy, training and resources to create a safer K-State.

Next-Gen Preparedness

The Division of Risk and Safety oversees the areas of environmental health and safety, emergency management, campus police and the office of risk and compliance. A unified, coordinated approach to risk and safety is an essential component of the university's goals of achieving operational excellence as envisioned by the Next-Gen K-State Strategic Plan.


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The Office of Risk and Compliance provides the tools necessary to identify, assess and manage the university's risk profile.

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The mission of the K-State Police is to ensure a safe and informed campus environment for the wildcat community.

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The Office of Emergency Management leads the university in emergency prevention, response and recovery efforts.

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Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) guides K-State efforts to establish safe and healthy learning and research environments.


Safety Resources

K-State Alerts

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K-State Alerts is the university's emergency notification system. Campus authorities can communicate emergency information quickly to registered users via text, calls, email, social media, public address systems and more. K-State students, faculty and staff are automatically enrolled in K-State Alerts email and text messages.

Learn more about K-State Alerts

Rave Guardian

Rave Guardian is mobile safety app that provides the K-State community with a direct connection to K-State Police. Rave Guardian features include:

  • One-click emergency dial to 9-1-1
  • "Safe Walk" virtual campus safety escort
  • Two-way text with campus police
  • Call directory with campus resources
  • Campus alerts and updates based on your location

Learn more about Rave Guardian