Campus Safety and Security
St. John’s College is committed to providing a safe campus for students, faculty, professional staff and visitors. The college works with HSHS St. John’s Hospital to provide security and services to the campus community and works with with the security department at St. John's Hospital and local law enforcement agencies to provide a security program which promotes safety on college property for students and employees.
The college facility consists of a two-story brick building located at 729 E. Carpenter Street, Springfield, IL on the campus of St. John’s Hospital. The building is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Changes in the general hours are posted for students, faculty, administration and visitors.
Students can access the college from 6 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, by using their student identification badges and the card swipe system. During business hours security officers are available if assistance is needed. After the building is closed and locked, security officers periodically check to ensure there are no intruders, doors are securely locked and no other safety threats are apparent.
Security cameras are located at all entry points of the building and other locations in the building. Yellow emergency phones are located in parking lots and by the front and side doors of the college. The emergency phones can be used to summon help and/or report suspicious or criminal activity. When a safety threat is on-going, security or administration will send emails and text messages to students.
Smoke and sprinkler systems are located throughout the building and classrooms. Fire alarms extinguishers are located in hallways. Evacuation diagrams are located in all hallways. An automated external defibrillator (AED) is located on the first floor.