Public Safety

University Public Safety is committed to ensuring a safe environment for everyone at Rutgers. Public Safety is responsible for responding to all emergencies, suspicious activities, crimes and safety concerns. Their goal is to work in partnership with students, faculty and staff to provide a safe, enjoyable, and fulfilling university experience.

Campus safety is of paramount importance, but security depends on everyone knowing what to do in case of an emergency. To view the University's Emergency Action Plans, please visit

Public Safety Escorts Services
Rutgers University Police Department provides escorts to students, faculty, and staff upon request. The escorts provide our community with personalized service to their vehicles, campus residences or the University's mass transit system. To request an escort, please call 973 972-4491 or use a campus emergency phone (blue light). The dispatch center will send a public safety representative. Please note that escorts cannot be reserved in advance.

For additional information about public safety, please use the link below: