Campus Safety

  • Campus police officer and student talk, while another officer stands in the foreground

    Safety and security are top priorities at IUP. Services we offer to keep the IUP community safe include

    • A police department with more than twenty armed, fully trained and certified officers
    • An extensive emergency-notification system that alerts students and employees via e-mail, phone, and text message
    • Personal safety seminars for students
    • Security escorts as requested
    • Patrol by vehicle, on foot, and by bicycle
    • More than forty emergency telephones throughout campus that connect directly to the police office and automatically dispatch officers to the scene
    • Broadcasting of information and recommendations via speaker systems in serious emergencies

    Find more information about our safety and security measures:

    University Police
    Our more than twenty armed, fully trained and certified police officers focus on crime prevention as well as law enforcement.
    Behaviors of Concern
    What to do when students are behaving in a way that jeopardizes their safety or that of others
    Emergency Plan
    A plan is available to help IUP employees and students prepare for various types of emergencies.
    Emergency Notification System
    Those who register are notified of emergencies via e-mail, phone, and text message. Register for emergency notification.