The SUNY Potsdam Safety Committee was established as an advisory to the university president to address a wide range of campus concerns which contribute to maintaining an overall safe environment conducive to living and working together. The committee's charge includes:
- Addressing a wide range of campus safety concerns including responding to inquiries from concerned persons and referring complaints to the appropriate authorities
- Recognizing, evaluating, and recommending a course of action to solve or control safety/health problems
- Ensuring that education is provided to the campus community about personal safety and crime prevention
- Identifying and recommending strategies to the campus for the prevention of sexual harassment and sexual assault
The SUNY Potsdam Safety Committee is dedicated to help create and promote a safe campus community for a diverse population. The Safety Committee will support and facilitate educational opportunities, training, personal safety awareness, health initiatives, environmental repairs, and design means to enhance safety. The committee will act as an advisory group on campus security and oversee aspects of campus safety programs.