General Safety & Security, Services

Rolllins CollegeOff Campus Conduct

Although the College is not responsible or liable for student-off-campus events or behavior, it does reserve the right, in the interest of protecting students from harm, to take action in response to behavior off campus that violates College expectations and policies. College policies govern students participating in Rollins or Rollins-affiliated study abroad programs during the regular terms, Winter Intersession and Maymester.

Drugs and Alcohol

Students at Rollins College are expected to be acquainted with and abide by state laws and College regulations regarding alcohol and drugs and to be aware of the social, physiological and psychological consequences of excessive drinking in order to make responsible and informed decisions about the serving and consumption of alcohol. The College provides regular educational programs on alcohol and drug abuse as well as counseling services. The College alcohol policy is designed to be consistent with the laws of the state of Florida, which prohibits the possession, consumption and serving of alcoholic beverages by and to persons less than 21 years of age.

Please refer to for specific information. If you have questions or concerns, please contact one of the following groups on campus:

Community Standards and Responsibility  (A&S)           407-691-1773 (X1773)
Student Heath Center                                                      407-646-2235 (X2235)
Counseling and Psychological Services                          407-628-6340 (X6340)
Dean of Hamilton Holt School                                         407-646-2292(X2292)
Dean of Crummer Graduate School                                407-646-2249 (X2249)

Rollins College does not condone the possession, use, manufacture, or distribution of illegal substances or drug paraphernalia of any kind in any amount. Additionally, the improper use, sale or distribution of prescription medication shall also be considered a violation of the College’s policy. Students in violation of this policy may be jeopardizing their own well-being as well as the well-being of the College community.

College Policies Supporting a Safe Campus

Working Together for a Safer Campus

In conjunction with the Office of Residential Life and the Facilities Management Department, the Department of Campus Safety coordinates training, discussions, campus walk-throughs, etc. that encourage students to follow good safety practices. The presentations include proactive meetings with the Rollins College community on various topics of concern, including the relationship with Campus Safety Officers and services the Department of Campus Safety provides. Crime Prevention materials are available for distribution and provided at key locations on campus to assist in the education of the community on pertinent issues.

Safety Surveys

Surveys are conducted, at times with the involvement of Winter Park Police Department, to help identify safety concerns in any office, building or residential area. The surveys are free and are used to improve safety by altering design, or procedures in the workplace or living space. A member of the Department of Campus Safety will visit the area, and document recommended changes to create a safer and more secure area through design or procedural improvements.

Workplace Violence

The Department of Campus Safety works with the Human Resources Department to address the issues and impact of violence in the workplace. Training for Campus Safety Officers focuses on defining workplace violence and identifying the stages of violence. By discussing the importance of intervention, prevention, and an overall safety plan our goal is to develop comprehensive approaches to analyzing and responding to threats or incidents of violence in the workplace.