Campus Safety

Mission Statement

It is the mission of Coker College Campus Safety to enhance the quality of life at Coker College by providing a safe and secure environment that is conducive to learning, and is consistent with the educational goals of this diverse institution, while building community partnerships that foster trust, mutual respect, and cooperation. Coker College Campus Safety strives to accomplish its mission while adhering to its core values of Professionalism, Integrity, Communication, Service, Respect, Loyalty and Duty.

To fulfill this mission, Campus Safety supervision is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its officers through continued training and supportive leadership. Achievement of this mission requires continuous training of campus safety officers, frequent re-evaluation of performance, patrol enforcement techniques and strategies and the collaboration, cooperation and support of the entire campus community.

General Information

Coker is located in Hartsville, SC, a 1996 All-America City located in the northeastern region of the state. Greater Hartsville has a population of 28,000. Hartsville is 25 miles from air and rail service in Florence, SC, where I-95 and I-20 intersect. Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand are 90 miles away; Columbia, the state capital, is 75 miles away; and Charlotte, NC, is 80 miles away.

Coker College's Fall 2009 enrollment is 1156 full- and part-time students in the Day and Evening programs. This includes a record Day Program enrollment of 665 students.

Pass through Coker College's campus entrance and you find 15-acres of paths, lawns, trees and Georgian-style buildings - some of which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

About Coker College Campus Safety

Coker College Campus Safety reports to the Vice President for Student & Enrollment Services and is responsible for the safety and security of the campus community. Campus Safety; provided by AlliedBarton, strives to provide a safe and secure environment while providing excellent customer service. They conduct patrols throughout the entire campus to include outline Coker properties and is available to assist the Coker community on a 24-hour basis. They are available to assist residents in reporting thefts, accidents, and fires. Additional services include providing emergency medical assistance, and late night escorts. Their office is located at 311 East Carolina Avenue. Coker officers do not have arrest powers; however, work very close with Hartsville Police Department.

Security can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:843-383-8140 (on-campus extension: 8140).
For medical emergencies, please call 911.

They are trained in first-aid, CPR, and the use of the defibrillator.

Campus Safety Reports

Annual Security Report

Crime Statistics Report

Fire Statistics Report

Key Personnel

Michael Williamson
Director of Campus Safety
(843) 383-8066

George Mitchell
Site Supervisor/Captain
(843) 383-8140



Whitney Watts
Dean of Students

Darlene Small
Assistant Dean/Director of the Center for Engaged Learning

Caitlin Vance
Coordinator of Engaged Learning Programs

Tymon Graham
Director of Residence Life

Brandi Blake
Assistant Director of Residence Life & FYE

Janie Campbell
Residence Life Assistant

Caroline Carter
Director of Student Activities


Debby Lynn

Brook Norris

Jill Kelley


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Academic Calendar (Day)

Academic Calendar (Evening-Adult Degree)

Academic Calendar (Graduate)


Cultural Events Calendar

Campus Life Calendar

Contact Information

Office of Student Services
Phone: 843.383.8035

Residence Life
Phone: 843.383.8360

Office of Academic Records
Phone: 843.383.8022

Center for Engaged Learning
Phone: 843.383.8058

Coker College
300 East College Ave.
Hartsville, SC 29550