Mercy College of Ohio is committed to providing a safe and secure environment to work, study, and live. The College Community should be able to pursue their education, work, and other activities in a safe, non-threatening environment. College safety and security is based on the ability to set forth guidelines and have a plan with response options in the event of an act of campus violence. Safety and prevention of violence is everyone’s responsibility. The College complies with the Higher Education Opportunity act, which includes Campus Safety and Security (PL 110-315).