School of Health Sciences Safety

The School of Health Sciences, located in Marion, Virginia, is an extension of Emory & Henry College. In the event of an emergency on this campus, please dial 911 to report the emergency. The Marion Police Department will respond. In the event of an ongoing investigation, Emory & Henry Campus Police will follow up. The campus police/security officers are College employees who report to the Vice President for Student Life and the Dean of Students, and they also are duly authorized law enforcement officers of the Commonwealth of Virginia. These officers have jurisdiction on the main campus, on all College property owned or leased, and on surrounding public streets and roads. The major responsibility of the police/security officers is to give attention to every situation which might involve the safety and welfare of students and faculty. When there are infractions of federal, state, or local laws and/or College regulations, the police/ security officer is authorized to take appropriate action, including arrest, issuing a warrant, and/or referring the student to an appropriate College official for internal action.