Safe Mizzou Week

Safety Week is  designed to share information so that University of Missouri students, faculty and staff can all live, learn, work and play in a safe environment.


Monday, September 12

  • STOP for the Signs
    10:50 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Various Locations
    Different colored stop signs will be placed at various campus locations and have information on what you need to do during specific emergency and personal safety situations.
  • Citizen’s Response to Active Threat Training
    3:30 – 5 p.m. | Jesse Auditorium
    This course takes a comprehensive approach to dealing with active shooter/violent intruder incidents that could occur in the workplace, school or public settings. Participants will learn how to react and respond to violent intruders by taking an active role in their own survival.

Tuesday, September 13

  • Personal Safety Fair
    10 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Kuhlman Court (Rain Site: 1st Floor of the MU Student Center)
    Safe Mizzou starts with you! Learn how to make our campus safer by visiting our tables. Pick up free giveaways to fill your emergency “go bag.” Enjoy free pizza and shirts while supplies last.
  • Citizen’s Response to Active Threat Training
    6 – 7:30 p.m. | South 016 Memorial Student Union
    This course takes a comprehensive approach to dealing with active shooter/violent intruder incidents that could occur in the workplace, school or public settings. Participants will learn how to react and respond to violent intruders by taking an active role in their own survival.
  • Safety Walk
    7:30 p.m. | South 016 Memorial Student Union
    The 42nd Annual Safety Walk is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff from different campus departments to identify any structural and environmental safety concerns on our campus. Participants will be split into groups that will be assigned to specific parts of campus to record any safety concerns. Everyone is invited to help us ensure a safer Mizzou!
  • Free Safe Mizzou Week Film: Concussion
    8 p.m. | Stotler Lounge – Memorial Union North
    In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play. Sponsored by the MSA/GPC Department of Student Activities.

Wednesday, September 14th

  • 15th Annual Fire Factor and Room Burn/Pedestrian and Vehicle Education (PAVE)
    11:50 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | 9th Street/Lowry Mall & Speaker’s Circle
    (Rain Date: Thursday, September 15, 2016, 11:50 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.)
    Enjoy fire safety events such as fire extinguisher training and an obstacle course. At 11:50 a.m., there will be a simulated room burn to demonstrate the speed and ferocity of fire. Learn more about STRIPES, seat belt safety, crosswalk etiquette and more! Free pizza, drinks and T-shirts will be available while supplies last.
  • Delta Gamma Lectureship in Values and Ethics: An evening with Dr. Bennet Omalu
    7:30 p.m. | Jesse Auditorium
    Welcome world-renowned Nigerian-American physician, forensic pathologist, and neuropathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu to Mizzou. Dr. Omalu is best known for discovering and publishing findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) by examining American football players. Tickets are free for students and are available at the MSA/GPC Box Office in the MU Student Center or Ticketmaster.com

Thursday, September 15th

  • Pizza with Police
    10 p.m. – 1 a.m. | 9th & Elm, 10th & Broadway
    MUPD and CPD will educate students about alcohol laws, alcohol overdoses, and responsible consumption. This is not an alcohol enforcement activity but an opportunity for students to connect with YOUR police officers. Free Shakespeare’s pizza will be provided!

Sunday, September 18th

  • Green Dot National Day of Action
    Noon – 6 p.m. | Location Announced Upon Registration
    Do you want to take an active role in preventing power-based personal violence at Mizzou? Then come join us for Connecting the Dots: National Green Dot Day of Action. On this day, universities and colleges from across the country will be working to empower students, faculty and staff with the skills and knowledge to take action. Registration can be found at rsvp.missouri.edu. What’s your Green Dot?!
  • East Campus Block Party
    4 – 6 p.m. | Lee St.
    Do you know your neighbors in East Campus? Join them and other students for an evening of fun and games during our annual East Campus Block Party! You will interact with members of the Columbia Police Dept, Fire Dept. & Office of Neighborhood Services. Come get some awesome gifts, prizes, and free FOOD! #SafeMizzou Co-Sponsored by: Lee Street Deli

Thursday, September 22nd

  • An Evening with Dr. Lori Hart
    7 p.m. | Jesse Auditorium
    Dr. Lori Hart is a speaker, trainer and advocate for Student Leaders. Hart is an avid participant in the fraternity/sorority community, Lori has served as an active volunteer for Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity in a variety of roles and she currently serves as the Director of Prevention Education for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. This event is free and open to the public. Visit wellness.missouri.edu for more information. Cosponsored by: Alpha Delta Pi

More Safety Related Events:

  • Women’s Basic R.A.D. Class
    • Tuesday, September 13, 5:30 – 9 p.m.
    • Tuesday, September 20, 5:30 – 9 p.m.
    • Tuesday, September 27, 5:30 – 9 p.m.
      RAD is a self-defense class which combines classroom, physical techniques and simulation portions to enhance a woman’s ability to defend herself if attacked. Registration and attendance at all classes is required. For registration or more information, please visit mupolice.missouri.edu/rad.