The safety and security of students, faculty, staff and visitors is of the greatest importance at KCAD. Our campus security measures include:
- 16 digital-recording security cameras located in high traffic areas
- Uniformed security guards stationed in reception areas
- Regular patrols of all interior floors
- Regular patrols of building exterior
- Card-only access to 17 Fountain St. third floor studios
- 24-hour response to building alarms
- After-hours building lock-up and alarm
The college utilizes the services of DK Security, a company with extensive experience serving higher education institutions in Michigan. All uniformed security guards carry radios, have CPR and AED training, and have been trained in the emergency response protocol.
If a student encounters an emergency of any type or degree, call 911 and/or the following to alert the Emergency Management Team, which is trained to respond to internal crises.
17 Fountain St. NW building: 616 430-1794
Woodbridge N. Ferris building: 616 350-3820
UICA: 616 340-7273
Meet the security staff.
AlertsKCAD faculty, staff and students are invited to sign up to receive official emergency text alerts so they are the first to know about time-sensitive campus safety issues and closings due to weather or other disruptions. To sign up, visit MyFSU and click on the link in the "Emergency Text Alerts" channel. Enrollees should take note of the following:
- Enrollment is voluntary.
- Restricted use for immediate notification to students, faculty and staff.
- Short Message Service (SMS) Text messaging must be enabled on your cell phone account to receive text messages.
- You are responsible for any text message charges that may be incurred from enrolling in this service. The average cost is 15 cents per message depending on your plan and provider.
- Contact information you provide is kept confidential and won't be used for any other purpose.