About Public Safety Department
The Department of Public Safety consists of the University Police
Department, Parking Services and University Fleet Vehicles. The
University Police Department provides both emergency and non-emergency
assistance to the University community.
The Department offers escort
services, houses the central lost and found department, provides
safekeeping for firearms and provides crime prevention programs,
including rape aggression defense. The Department encourages everyone to
report crimes which occur on campus to the University Police Department.
The Department of Public Safety is located in the General Services Building
(formerly Grim-Smith) at the corner of
Patterson Streets. Please enter the Department of Public Safety from the
west side (Franklin Street) under the drive thru canopy.
The Department of Public Safety has a receptionist on-duty daily from
7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. except for University Holidays. However, a police
officer is on-duty 24 hours and can be reached in an emergency by dialing 911;
non-emergency 665-5621. Parking Services or distribution of Parking Decals
hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.