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Wilkes is committed to providing a
safe environment
for students, faculty, staff
and campus visitors.

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Safety and Security

Wilkes has a dedicated university police force and a variety of safety and security programs on campus to support students 24/7.

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Wilkes Shield App

The Wilkes Shield app is a free mobile app made available by our campus safety forces to keep our community safe. Use it to report incidents on campus, contact our University Police Department, use FriendWatch to allow your friends and family to track your location, access campus resources or request a safety escort.

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Campus is easily navigated on foot and there are many stores and restaurants within walking distance of campus.

Wilkes also has a free campus shuttle service for students.
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