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The University of Portland Public Safety Department exists to serve the campus community. Our mission is to support the University's primary objectives of teaching and learning, faith and formation, service and leadership by helping to promote, create, and maintain a safe, secure, and enjoyable campus environment for all members of the University Community and its guests. We are dedicated and committed to helping the University "create a civil place based on Catholic values and common good" (Student Handbook, 2).
Public Safety is located within Suite 100 in Haggerty Hall, across N. Warren St. from its previous location and near the Chiles Center.
Public Safety is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. At times, the front door of the office may be locked for security reasons. If you find the door locked, please use the callbox at the front door to be admitted.
For a description of the services provided by the Department of Public Safety, please refer to our Annual Crime and Fire Report on the Publications page.
The Department of Public Safety Now Receives Non-Emergency Text Messages!
In an effort to make it easier for you to reach Public Safety to make an inquiry or provide information to us, we have added the capability for our dispatcher to receive text messages at any time day or night.
If you would like to reach Public Safety for a non-emergency situation you can send a text message to Public Safety at 971-563-4341. A dispatcher will respond as soon as possible.
Please remember that in an emergency situation to call 911 and/or call the Public Safety emergency number at (503) 943-4444.Ten Tips to Keep You Safe on Campus
Due to recent events, the Department of Public Safety understands that this question is prominent for everyone within the campus community.
In order to provide a learning resource for the campus community regarding how to respond to such an incident, the department has acquired Shots Fired On Campus a video that addresses the topic specifically from a campus perspective
Also, Ohio State University has an excellent video on the subject here.
(You must have a valid pilots.up login to access this video).
The Department of Public Safety would like to make everyone aware of the national event Great ShakeOut on October 15th. This event encourages everyone in the nation to practice responding to an earthquake. Below are links to two videos to help you review how best to protect yourself and others in the event of an earthquake. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Department of Public Safety.Earthquake Preparedness Basics: Drop, Cover, and Hold On
Stryker Evacuation Chair Instructional Video
Crime Victim Rights
Have you become the victim of a crime?
Learn about your rights on this page from the Oregon Department of Justice
Inclement Weather: 503-943-SNOW (503-943-7669)
School Closure Information will be posted on the Main Page of the University website under "Recent News."