Services

The Campus Police Department and its officers provide the campus community with a variety of services.  Whether it is a campus patrol or an informational program in the residence halls, Campus Police is available and visible throughout the campus community.

For more information about any of the services listed here, please contact the Campus Police Department at 276-328-0190. 

Campus Patrols 
Officers provide patrols of campus grounds and facilities 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

Campus Transport Service  
On-campus transportation is provided to those individuals who have legitimate concerns for their personal safety while on campus.  Call the COPS-line at (276) 328-COPS.

Emergency Call Boxes
Emergency call boxes are located on campus and may be activated by pushing a button. The activated call box will automatically notify Campus Police. The caller should give the necessary emergency information to the officer and, if possible, remain at the call box until an officer arrives. Tampering with these units or making false emergency calls is strictly prohibited. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Educational Programming  
The Campus Police Department offers a variety of educational programs for the campus community and in the residence halls.  Topics include drug and alcohol awareness, crime prevention and safety, internet awareness and safety, personal safety, travel safety, etc.

Operation ID 
Participants are given the opportunity to label personal property and valuables brought to campus with hand-held engravers.  The Department maintains records of these items.

Alert Notifications
The Siren Alert System is for campus emergency notifications and will only be activated by Campus Police personnel in the event of a dire campus emergency.  Both tonal and voice broadcast alert capabilities are available.

The alert system phone and email notification is used only in emergency situations, and will provide employees and students with notifications to registered home phone, cell phone, and/or email address.  You may register phone numbers for campus alerts and notifications [click here].

Vehicles & Parking  
All vehicles parked on campus must be registered with the Campus Police Department and display a valid parking decal.  Decals, which are valid for one year (August to August), may be purchased in the Campus Police office for an annual fee for employees and students. See the Rules & Regulations section under the Resources link, above left, for rates and other information.