The Department operates a safety escort service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. An escort can be obtained by dialing ‘0’ on any campus phone or at (562) 903-6000 from a cell phone.
The Department operates a communications center that includes services such as University operator, Campus Safety dispatch, alarm monitoring and other communications capabilities.
The Department has a depository for lost and found items. Should you discover an item of personal property belonging to another, or wish to retrieve an item, please contact the Campus Safety Administrative Office at ext. 4877 during normal business hours, or the University operator at ‘0’.
There are several telephones located on the exterior of campus buildings that may be used to report emergencies. A blue light is located above these phones for ease of identification. Emergencies may also be reported on any campus phone. Please dial ext. 5111 and inform the Campus Safety dispatcher of the nature and location of the emergency.
When circumstances warrant, Crime Alert Bulletins are released by Department of Campus Safety to warn the University community of special crime-related conditions.
R.A.D. is offered as part of the Physical Education curriculum (counts as one unit towards the General Education/PE requirement), and is sponsored by Campus Safety. Participation in R.A.D. is limited to females. Those interested in enrolling in the course may do so during Registration at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. The course is designed to enhance the options of self-defense so they may become a viable consideration to the person who may be attacked.
Parking permits are required for all vehicles. Students may purchase parking stickers online during registration, or in person at the Campus Safety Office. Staff parking stickers may be obtained at the Campus Safety office. Visitors can get a 1-Day guest permit at the entrance gatehouses. Longer term visitor permits must be requested at the Campus Safety office.
Student and staff bicycles parked on campus must be registered (including those kept at The Block and Grad apartments). Bicycle permit registration is free and may be completed online or in person at the Campus Safety office.