Personal Safety Escorts: For locations not served by the University Shuttle service (and when it is not operating), from dusk to dawn the Department of Public Safety provides escorts upon request from, and to, any on-campus location. Learn more...
Vehicle Assistance: Public Safety assists on-campus motorists with vehicle battery jump-starts and unlocks.
New Student Orientation Program: A representative of the Department of Public Safety speaks with parents of new students during the summer orientation programs and to new students in the fall as part of their orientation program.
New Employee Orientation Program: In conjunction with the Human Resources Department, a representative of the Department of Public Safety speaks with new employees about security on campus. At this time, the annual Department brochure is distributed to all.
Blue Light Call Boxes: Blue light call boxes are located throughout campus. These provide immediate two-way radio communication between all Public Safety Officers and the caller.
Key Control: The University locksmith reports to the Director of Public Safety. Public Safety provides students with key cards and, where applicable, “metal” keys for their residence facilities. Lost or stolen keys or key cards should immediately be reported to the Department of Public Safety. Faculty and staff are also issued keys and may request keys or lock changes through the Department of Public Safety locksmith.
Motor Vehicle Registration & Parking Decals Issued: The Department of Public Safety is responsible for parking and traffic on campus. Vehicles parked on campus must be properly registered with the University, and obtain the appropriate parking decal (refer to the Parking Section).