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Department of Public Safety


The Department of Public Safety is excited to start another school year, and we know safety and security are on many people's minds. Please take a few minutes to view Chief Chatman's video below, and read these crime prevention tips and information on how you can help yourself, your friends and our campus community stay safe throughout the year. 

We are a service-oriented organization which provides police, emergency medical, student transportation and parking services to the University community 24 hours per day, seven days a week. 

We are committed to
 cooperative relationships within the University community by providing quality service with integrity, respect and fairness. Public Safety provides a level of personal accountability to our students that will help them develop into a person who makes good choices and takes responsibility for self and community. We are dedicated to promoting safety through education, communication crime prevention.


Emergency Information

Call 911 from UD campus phones. Call 937-229-2121 from all other phones.

Non-campus phones and cell phones will reach the Montgomery County Regional Dispatch Center when dialing 911. Add 937-229-2121 to your cell phone for emergency calls to University of Dayton Public Safety.


Department of Public Safety 937-229-2131 (administrative offices)

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2914