Office of Police and Public Safety

Office of Police and Public Safety

Emergency Service 
Please dial 911 if you require emergency police or ambulance assistance and then immediately notify the Campus Police by dialing 496 from any campus phone or 610-892-1496 from an outside line.

Non-emergency Service 
Please dial 496 from any campus phone or 610-892-1496 from an outside line if you require non-emergency police services.

Additional police contact: Pennsylvania State Police, Media Station, 484-840-1000 

Hours of Operation
24/7 when students are in residence.

Office of Police and Public Safety
Commons/Athletic Center, first floor, room 101
Duty Officer: 610-892-1496

In addition to Police Service, our department provides other types of assistance such as vehicle lockouts, jump-starts, escorts, etc.

Emergency Campus Closings
In the event of an unanticipated closing due to inclement weather or another emergency, you may obtain official information regarding the status of classes by listening to radio or television or checking our website.

Lost and Found 
The Office of Police and Public Safety is also responsible for the maintenance of the campus lost and found. Items that are found or turned in are kept in the Police and Public Safety office on the 2nd floor of the Commons Building.

It is recommended that books and valuables be clearly marked by putting a unique number or symbol on an interior page. Such markings help Security and the Bookstore easily identify lost or stolen items.

Sexual Harassment
There are trained sexual harassment contacts on campus. They are:

Julie Gallagher, Assistant Professor of History, 124 Vairo, 610-892-1464
Robin Stokes, Director, Advising and Career Services, 104 Main, 610-892-1390

All matters discussed will be handled with discretion.

Crime Statistics
In accordance with the Campus Safety Act of 1990, a monthly Uniform Crime Report (UCR) is recorded with the Pennsylvania State Police. The UCR report is filled out with the Pennsylvania State Police via its website.

The annual reports can be viewed on the Penn State website at This site lists crime statistics for all Penn State campuses.