Campus Safety

Columbia College has consistently been recognized as one of the safest, most secure campuses in the country. Our Campus Safety officers take our commitment to making sure our college is a safe, secure place to live and learn seriously with around-the-clock safety and security services at our main campus in Columbia, Missouri. Safety officers are on patrol on foot and in vehicles all day, every day to deter crime.

Contact the Office of Campus Safety

Call 911 for off-campus or life-threatening emergencies.

Call (573) 875-7315

On-Campus Resources

  • Counseling & Health Services: (573) 875-7423
  • Title IX Coordinator: (573) 875-7898
  • Wellness Center: (573) 875-7420
  • Campus Facilities: (573) 875-7300

Resources for Nationwide Students

Call your venue director to report incidents on Columbia College property.

Locations list

For contact information at your local Columbia College venue, see our Annual Security Reports.

Other Important Phone Numbers

  • Columbia Crime Stoppers: (573) 875-TIPS
  • Columbia Police Department: (573) 442-6131
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-TALK
  • Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) Hotline: (800) 656-HOPE
  • The Shelter Abuse/Rape Hotline in Columbia: (573) 875-1370
  • National Domestic Violence Shelter: (800) 799-SAFE
  • Military Safe Line: (877) 995-5247
  • Family Counseling Center of Columbia: (573) 449-2581
  • Mid-Missouri Crisis Line: (573) 449-2273

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