Campus Security (816) 276-4411

Research Medical Center maintains and operates an organized and trained Safety and Security Department. Officers are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Department provides a safe, secure, and helpful environment for patients, visitors, employees, students, and medical staff. All employees and students are personally responsible for their own compliance with policies and procedures relating to security matters, and are to report any unusual incidents or suspicious activity to the Safety and Security Department.

Student Right-to-Know and Jeanne Clery Campus Security Act

The University follows the mandates of the Campus Security Act of 1990 (now known as the Jeanne Clery Campus Security Act). This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning sexual assault, and other matters. Copies of this report can be obtained by contacting the College’s Student Services Specialist.

Security Precautions and Guidelines

  • Stay in groups on campus as much as possible; request security escort if uncomfortable
  • Always lock your doors and windows when you leave
  • Don’t leave valuables in classrooms or in lounge areas
  • Notify Security of any stranger or unaccompanied guests at the College
  • Do not prop open any outside doors at the
  • Report thefts or security threats to Security as soon as they occur
  • Do not leave valuables visible on your car seats or floor boards


The College has a comprehensive Emergency Preparedness Plan which contains important information about preparing for, responding to, and following up after crisis situations on campus.

The Kansas City metropolitan area uses the 911 emergency system. Students should call 911 for appropriate assistance from the Kansas City Police Department, Fire Department, or ambulance services. Calls to 911 should be followed immediately with a call to Research Security at 816-276-4411. 

Inclement Weather

The Dean will determine if class or clinical is canceled due to inclement weather. The Dean will contact the media and make the official announcement for broadcast on Kansas City television stations KMBC9 and KCTV5. Decisions to cancel daytime/early morning classes due to inclement weather are generally made by 5:30am. The expectation is that students and faculty will use good judgment in determining whether they are able to safely travel to the College and/or their clinical site.


Disabled parking spaces will be maintained in accordance with Kansas City, Missouri municipal ordinances and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements. Anyone parking in a handicap space without the proper permit will be subject to the fines and penalties of the City of Kansas City, Missouri. It is the responsibility of the employee, patient, or visitor to work directly with the city of Kansas City, Missouri for resolution.

Students are allowed to park in A-Lot, the four rows of D-Lot that are closest to the Student Village, and C-Lot. In the parking garage, employees, students, and agency personnel are allowed to park on the top deck, Red level, north side of the Green level, and Yellow level. Employees are allowed to park in any yellow lined space in the Medical Building parking lots which are T-Lot and W-Lot. All parking violations are subject to ticket and tow by Research Medical Center Security.

Title IX: Gender Discrimination & Sexual Harassment

The College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education program or activity and the College is required by Title IX and PART 106 of title 34 of the Code of Federal Regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. This requirement not to discriminate in the education program or activity extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and PART 106 to the College should be made to the Title IX Coordinator below, to the Assistant Secretary of the US Department of Education of both. The College’s grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to file or report a formal complaint of sexual harassment and how the College will respond can be at found at Title IX.

Any member of the College communicate should report sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, in person, by mail, by telephone or by electronic mail to:

Title IX Coordinator
Nikki Flagler, student services coordinator/Title IX coordinator
(816) 276-3147

A person may also file a complaint of sex discrimination with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights regarding and alleged violation of Title IX by visiting the website or by calling (800) 421-3481.


Research College of Nursing and Research Medical Center are smoke-free campuses. Tobacco use, including e-cigarettes, is prohibited on all property.


The College is committed to maintaining a safe and secure educational environment for its students, faculty, employees, and visitors. Possession of weapons, firearms, or explosives on the College premises, including parking lots and garages, or at a college event is strictly prohibited. Students who possess an active state license to carry a concealed firearm or fulfill the requirements under state law to carry a concealed firearm may properly store a legal weapon in their own vehicle on the College premises, including parking lots and garages, or at a college event. Students at a clinical site must follow all facility policies.