COVID-19 Resources

Challenges for Campus Safety in a Hybrid Learning Environment

There are several unique challenges tied to protecting student and staff wellbeing when operating in a blended or hybrid learning environment. To effectively protect the university community, you need flexible, responsive tools that as a force multiplier so you can better coordinate limited resources and...

September 14, 2020

Reassuring Students & Staff for the New Academic Year

As universities prepare for the new academic year and the uncertainties around enrollment, leadership teams are prioritizing initiatives to help reassure students and staff it’s safe to come/return to campus. They are looking for solutions that demonstrate their commitment to meet their duty of care...

July 31, 2020

Back to Campus – Contact Tracing with SafeZone

[As part of our continuing series on the “Return to Campus”, CriticalArc is exploring hot topics.  This is the first of these in-depth blogs, with a focus on Contact Tracing.] The Search for Contact Tracing Solutions As higher education leadership teams continue preparations for the...

June 29, 2020

The Return to Campus: How SafeZone Helps

Across the globe, staff and students alike are highlighting safety as the number one priority/consideration for their return to campus. As a result, university executives are actively searching for solutions to implement to reassure students and staff their university is taking all the necessary steps...

June 12, 2020

CCUPCA Webinar – Best Practices for the Return to Campus

This webinar explores best practices being adopted to reopen campus safely in the fall, how to align campus safety and security initiatives with university leadership priorities, and the quest for solutions that address stakeholder’s needs and can be implemented in days vs. months.

Managing a Safe Return to Campus

[This is Part I of a new multi-part series on a “Safe Return to Campus”] A Shift in Mindset It’s hard to believe, but in just two months the “Rush to Close Campus” has shifted to a “Return to Campus” mindset. According to The Chronicle...

May 25, 2020

Return to Campus – Positioning Public Safety for Maximum Value

COVID-19's Projected Impacts on Enrollment and Budgets As university executives deliberate the merits of when and how to reopen campuses, they’re trying to assess the impact on enrollment and balance the uncertainty of reduced revenues against the overarching need to enhance the health and safety...

May 8, 2020

IACLEA Webinar – Getting Ahead of Higher Ed’s Budget Crisis

Higher Education institutions around the world are preparing for a variety of cost-cutting measures to help address budget shortfalls tied to COVID-19. These cuts are expected to be significant so it’s important for IACLEA members to prepare and proactively address what will ultimately be the...

Protecting People on a Closed Campus

There’s a common misperception that universities across the world are closed.  While the majority of students and academics are adapting to distance-learning, behind the scenes, most universities still have hundreds that remain on campus. And although classes have been suspended, the campus must remain operational...

April 13, 2020

Leading Research University Deploys SafeZone Secure™ to Manage a Closed Campus

One of the leading Ivy Plus universities in California recently turned to SafeZone Secure™ to help them deploy a solution to meet the challenges of securing and operating a closed campus due to COVID-19.