Campus Safety

Montreat College is a close-knit community. And that means we take safety seriously. The Campus Police Department oversees the security of all college facilities and the safety of the students and staff. They also help maintain a community of faith and Christian support.

Contact information

Phone: 828.713.2520
Hours: 8:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.
After-Hours Emergency: 911

All college buildings and residence halls are checked continually by the Campus Police to ensure security and to make sure that they are locked each evening. Residence hall lobbies remain locked 24 hours a day and are constantly checked by the Campus Police and residence hall staff. The lower lobby of the Belk Campus Center is checked regularly throughout the night. An easily accessible emergency phone is available in front of the L. Nelson Bell Library at the corner of Appalachian Way and Missouri Road.

The college’s Director of Campus Police oversees the officers who patrol campus. In conjunction with the Montreat College Campus Police, both the town of Montreat and the Buncombe County Sheriff’s Department provide police protection for the community. By dialing 911 or 828.669.8072, fire, rescue, and other local police agency assistance is available in minutes.

Contact Phyllis Comrie, Interim Director of Campus Safety, at or 828-713-2520.


Helpful links (Clery Act)

Annual security, crime, and fire safety report (2016) »

Campus crime statistics (2016) »