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University 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, security and safety concerns. Our 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

Thank you for taking the time to familiarize yourself with our services.

Contact Information

For an Emergency
(Police, Fire, Medical)

Dial 9-1-1

Emergency Numbers
From a University Phone

Obtain an outside line, then dial 9-1-1

Non-Emergency Numbers
Rutgers University-Camden
Biomedical and Health Sciences at Newark
Rutgers University-Newark
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Get Emergency Alerts on Your Cell Phone
During emergencies, accurate information is important. Rutgers students, faculty and staff can receive up-to-date information conveniently via cell phone text message. To register, update your emergency-notification information (NetID Required).

Program the Alternate
Public Safety Numbers into Your Cellular Phone

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