Campus Safety

  • Campus Police, Dorm Safety and Security

    Safety and security is a top priority at IUP. Our police department includes twenty-one armed, fully trained and certified police officers who focus on proactive crime prevention as well as law enforcement.

    Safety services offered by the police department and/or IUP include the following:

    • Emergency Notification System
    • Campus Police
    • A variety of personal safety seminars for students
    • Security escorts as requested
    • Patrol by vehicle, on foot, and on specially equipped bicycles
    • Seventy-eight emergency telephones throughout the campus that connect directly to the police office and automatically dispatch officers to the scene
    • An extensive emergency-notification system to alert students and employees via cell phone, text messaging, and e-mail when an emergency situation occurs. More than 95 percent of IUP students have registered for this emergency-alert program.
    • Broadcasting of information and recommendations via a campus speaker system in serious emergencies