Programs and Awareness
Staying Safe on Campus
Residence Hall Safety Tips
- Keep your door locked at all times.
- Do not lend your access card to anyone.
- Report lost keys immediately.
- Do not prop open external doors
- Do not keep valuables in the residence hall.
- Maintain a list/documentation of serial numbers and models numbers of value equipment that you keep on campus (e.g. electronic equipment.)
- Do not bring weapons on campus.
Vehicle Safety Tips
- Lock your doors at all times.
- Keep your windows rolled up at all times.
- Do not leave valuables in your vehicle. If you must leave them in your vehicle, ensure that they are out of sight (e.g. under the seat; placed in the trunk.)
Sexual Violence Training
First-year students are required to participate in a Violence Against Women Training session, a Title IX education program by Mid-Atlantic Christian University that combines sexual assault and substance abuse prevention in a comprehensive training program.
For additional information about University educational programs concerning domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, contacts the appropriate Title IX Coordinator or Student Services.
Sexual Violence Awareness
The University makes every attempt to foster an environment of safety and security. To achieve this, the University conducts ongoing prevention and awareness campaigns and primary prevention programs that address all aspects of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, including rape and acquaintance rape. The University imposes these campaigns and programs on all University faculty, staff, and students.
These campaigns and programs include, but are not limited to, the provision of information regarding:
- Safety precautions and prevention
- Crisis management
- Medical and counseling services
- MACU judiciary procedures
Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program
In accordance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 (DFSCA), Department of Education Requirements (34 C.F.R § 86.100), Mid-Atlantic Christian University operates a Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program for its students.
The University annually distributes, in writing, to each employee and to each student who is taking one or more classes for any type of academic credit, standards of conduct that clearly prohibit, at minimum, the unlawful possession, use, or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees on its property or as part of any University activities.
These standards also include:
- a description of the application legal sanctions under local, State, or Federal law for the unlawful possession or distribution of illicit drugs or alcohol
- a description of the health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol
- a description of any drug or alcohol counseling, treatment, or rehabilitation or re-entry programs that are available to employees or students
- a clear statement that the institution will impose disciplinary sanctions on students and employees (consistent with local, State, and Federal law)
- a description of those sanctions, up to and including expulsion or termination of employment and referral for prosecution , for violation of the standards of conduct.
Finally, the University conducts a biennial review of its Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program to determine its effectiveness and implement changes to the program if they are needed; and ensure that the disciplinary sanctions are consistently enforced (34 C.F.R. § 86.100.)