Campus Safety and Security
KCAD is dedicated to creating an environment where students, employees, and guests are safe.
The Emergency Management Leadership Team
KCAD's Emergency Management Leadership Team (EMLT) is composed of leadership representing administration, staff, faculty, facilities, and security. During emergency situations, the EMLT is the central team responsible for sharing information with the KCAD/Ferris State University/Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts community, as well as for determining and implementing a coordinated response strategy.
The mission of the EMLT is to develop policies and procedures for effective safety
and security management, and to facilitate training and provide resources for students,
faculty, staff, and guests.
Learn about programs and resources that foster a safe, secure environment both on
and off campus.
Understand potential emergency situations and how to prepare for and address them.
Explore tips to help ensure your personal safety and security.
Access KCAD policies and information pertaining to safety and security.
Emergency Contact Info
In the event of an emergency, call 911. Then, notify the security personnel for the building where the emergency is taking place.
Contact KCAD Security
17 Fountain St. NW building: 616.430.1794
Woodbridge N. Ferris Building: 616.350.3820
Contact Local Police and Fire (non-emergency)
Grand Rapids Police Department: 616.456.3400
Grand Rapids Fire Department: 616.456.3900