• General Safety Information

    Personal Safety Responsibilities

    All members of the Del Mar College community have a responsibility for personal safety. The College actively seeks to maintain a safe environment. Each person must take precautions for his or her own safety. Students should do whatever possible to abide by the College's safety efforts.

    Members of the Del Mar College community have a responsibility to bring to the attention of College authorities any criminal activity or safety hazards on campus. This action assists officials in making Del Mar College a safer place. College officials can determine whether to investigate the matter or to involve the Corpus Christi Police Department. College officials respond to safety needs in an appropriate fashion, such as providing better lighting in dark areas of the campus.

    Drug Free/Smoke Free/Weapon Free

    The College has designated itself as a drug free/smoke free/weapon free institution. 

    Students are reminded that the Texas concealed handgun law prohibits possession of such weapons in any educational institution. College policy prohibits the use, sale, distribution, or possession of alcoholic beverages, drugs, or controlled substances while on College property or at any authorized activity sponsored by or for any College-related organization, whether on or off the campus. The Standards of Student Conduct are found both in the Catalog and in the Student Handbook and Calendar.

    Violators may be expelled from classes and violations reported to the Corpus Christi Police Department.

    The College District prohibits the use of tobacco, E-cigarettes, vaping pens and any other related products and devices by any employee, student, or visitor on all premises owned, rented, leased, or supervised by the College District, including all College District facilities, buildings, and grounds. This prohibition applies to property owned by others that the College District uses by agreement, and further applies to all District vehicles. (Del Mar College Policy B5.39).

    Common Crimes on Campus

    The most common crimes on campus involve the theft of books or personal items which are unattended or unsecured. Portable items, especially those that are easily sold, are popular targets. Please make every effort to protect your belongings. Be especially careful of securing your automobile.

    Del Mar College is an open, public campus and does not seek to limit public access. As such, the College is not immune to crimes that occur throughout Corpus Christi. The College will provide regular safety seminars for students and employees. These will be announced ahead of time in campus publications.

    Clery Act - Annual Security and Safety Report 2015