MCTC Public Safety is the primary unit for supporting the personal safety of Minneapolis Community and Technical College students, employees and visitors.
Personal awareness and applying personal safety practices are the foundation of a safe community. We keep Minneapolis Community and Technical College’s campus safe and welcoming.
For Public Safety Dispatcher (Dial 6900 from any campus phone)
Public Safety Office: 612-659-6910
Public Safety Director: 612-659-6902
Public Safety Supervisor: 612-659-6907
Safety Administrator: 612-659-6903
Reporting crimes and emergencies
Report any campus criminal or medical situations by calling ext. 6900 from any campus extension. MCTC's Public Safety staff will respond to and resolve all calls for assistance. You may choose to call 9-1-1 for any emergency situation. Please notify the Public Safety Office as soon as possible after placing a 9-1-1 call.
The Public Safety office is located in R.3100 on the north end of the Hennepin skyway (parking ramp side). 1420 Hennepin Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Public Safety officers will provide walking escorts to any campus community member. Officers will provide this service anywhere within a 2 block radius of the campus. You may request an escort by calling the Public Safety desk at 612-659-6910 or you may arrive to the Public Safety desk (R.3100) and ask for an escort in person.
Operating hours and building access
The MCTC Public Safety Department is responsible for opening buildings. Saturday access is more limited and generally in response to scheduled classes and special events. Saturday entrance points to buildings may be limited and employees entering the facility may be required to display picture ID to access restricted areas. There is no access on Sundays. The MCTC Public Safety department secures and alarms all buildings after hours.
The official operating hours of MCTC:
Monday–Friday: 6:30 a.m.–10:30 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Campus Compliance and Security Report
MCTC encourages all students and College community members to be fully aware of the safety issues on and around the campus and to take action to prevent and to report illegal and inappropriate activities. Personal awareness and applying personal safety practices are the foundation of a safe community.
Each year MCTC’s Public Safety Department creates and publishes an annual Campus Compliance and Security Report offering three years of campus crime statistics. The Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act requires that this report include information about particular types of crimes that occur in and around MCTC campus properties. This report further includes policy statements, program descriptions and procedures to follow in response to criminal activities.
A copy of this report can be obtained by calling the Public Safety Department at 612-659-6910.
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