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Partnered with Rave Mobile Safety, GBC provides a messaging system for emergency notifications and updates through text messaging and email.

All students, faculty, and staff are automatically enrolled for emergency notifications with their GBC Email addresses and mobile phone numbers on record. Users may add additional emails and mobile phone numbers or opt out of text messages at (located on the Campus Safety tab of Campus Web). The system allows for three email addresses and three mobile phone numbers. Standard text messaging fees may be charged by the users service provider and are the responsibility of the user.


The alert system sends notifications instantly and simultaneously to users about:

  • Emergency conditions on or around campus
  • Weather cancellations and delays

Users, please note:

  • You can opt out of text messaging at any time.
  • You are responsible for messaging charges from your wireless service provider(s).
  • Emergency and weather messages are automatic.
  • No advertising messages will be sent using this system.
  • Your information is not shared with nor sold to third parties.

Security Cameras & Escorts

Security cameras are installed throughout campus to enhance student safety, including in the hallways, at entrance and exit points, and around the exterior of all College buildings. Additional information pertaining to security may be obtained through the Student Affairs Office at (302) 225-6332.

Students may request an escort to their vehicle by contacting Campus Security via phone (302) 547-0988.


Traffic Gates

Traffic gates are located on the north side of campus off Stoney Batter Road. The gate at the service road is used to control traffic and to enhance the safety and security of campus during evening hours. To provide additional safety for pedestrians on campus, the side entrance traffic gate is closed at all times, except for times when access is needed for important College events or for emergencies. The Main Entrance at the intersection of Limestone Road and New Linden Hill Road is open at all times. To meet the needs of the College campus, campus access may be adjusted from time to time.

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Crime Prevention

The following outlines some precautionary measures recommended by Campus Security to prevent crime:

  • Students and employees should lock doors and windows at all times, even if only going down the hall or across the street.
  • Lightning Card should be carried at all times.
  • Anything suspicious should be reported to
    Campus Security at (302) 547-0988, or
    the Student Affairs Office at (302) 225-6332 as soon as possible.
  • Students should review the Risk Reduction Tips which list strategies to reduce one’s risk of sexual assault.

Title IX

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 provides that: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” 20 U.S.C. § 1681 and 34 C.F.R. Part 106 (1972).

Goldey-Beacom College is committed to protecting the rights and dignity of all students, faculty and staff, and seeks to maintain a safe environment that is free from all forms of assault, harassment and discrimination. Any form of sexual misconduct, harassment or discrimination will not be tolerated by the College and any reports of such will be reviewed and adjudicated as detailed in the Sexual Misconduct Policy. Title IX prohibits discrimination based on the gender and/or sex of students and employees of educational institutions. Title IX prohibits sexual misconduct, gender discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and other gender- or sex- based behaviors. Sexual misconduct includes sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence and stalking.

Campus Crime Statistics

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (aka the Clery Act), is a federal law enacted in 1990. All public and private institutions of postsecondary education participating in federal student aid programs are required to abide by the requirements of the Clery Act including:

  • Collect, classify, and count crime reports and crime statistics.
  • Issue campus alerts (i.e. – timely warnings and emergency notifications).
  • Provide educations programs and campaigns about dating and domestic violence and sexual assault.
  • Have procedures for institutional disciplinary action in cases of dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
  • Publish an Annual Security & Fire Safety Report. This report will contain many of these policies and procedures plus campus crime & fire statistics.
  • Submit campus crime statistics to the Department of Education.
  • Keep a daily crime log of alleged incidents that is open for public inspection.

Reports for the most recent reporting year are available no later than October 1 of each year. You may also review the Crime Log (showing incidents for the previous 60 days). These documents are available for public inspection.

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4701 Limestone Road
Wilmington, DE 19808
(302) 998-8814

Goldey-Beacom College is a Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Text Telephone/Teletypewriter (TTY) Relay Service: 711 or 800-232-5460 for English or 877-335-7595 for Spanish