Buena Vista University encourages all community members to be responsible for their own safety and the security of others. 


In addition to regular foot and vehicle patrols and 24-hour availability, Campus Security offers these services to assist students, faculty and staff:

  • 24-Hour Escort Service: We provide this service to anyone who wishes to be escorted anywhere on campus 24 hours a day.
  • Medical Transportation: We provide transportation to medical clinics to people who do not have transportation in non-emergency issues.
  • Vehicle Assistance Program: We provide assistance in starting vehicles, opening locked doors, and flat tires.
  • Transportation for Visitors With Limited Mobility: We provide shuttle transportation to visitors and attendees of BVU campus events who require special assistance.

For participation in one of these programs, please contact Campus Security at 712.749.2500. 


On a regular basis, BVU provides programs designed to educate the community on issues such as:

  • Crime Prevention
  • Sexual Assault Awareness
  • Personal Safety
  • Fire Prevention
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Prevention

To schedule a program, contact Campus Security at 712.749.2500.