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Campus Safety

Campus Police


The campus police station is located in the Stone Cottage on the West Circle at the entrance to the campus.


Contact: (860) 405-9088, campus extension 9088.

The University of Connecticut Police Department is an internationally accredited law enforcement agency. The UConn Police Department is a sub-division of the Public Safety Division at the University of Connecticut. The UConn Police Department is a fully functional police agency with the same statutory authority as any municipal police department in the State of Connecticut. The Department is responsible for, and its primary mission is, the protection of lives and property at the University of Connecticut.

  • Safety on campus: Police are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. In addition to all police duties, the police will act as safety escorts upon request and will also provide a vehicle unlocking and jumpstart service. The foyer inside the Police Department is available night and day for waiting during inclement weather or public phone use.
  • Reporting An Emergency: To report any emergency on campus (Police, Fire or Medical), dial 8-911 from any campus phone, 911 from all others (including pay phones, no money needed). Emergency Blue Phones are strategically located at 8 outside locations. Simply press the exterior button and your call will be connected directly with the police. To contact the Campus Police directly dial 405-9088.
  • Illness or Injury: There is no school nurse, physician, or health center on campus. However, all university police are trained as first responders in both first aid and CPR (Medical Response Technicians and EMTs) and will provide assistance should the need arise. University Police Cruisers carry Trauma Kits, Oxygen and Defibrillators.
  • Lost and Found: Turn in or check for lost and found articles at the Police Department.

Campus Safety Report – All universities are required to publish reports of incidents on campus annually. The most recent Avery Point Uniform Campus Crime Report is available online. (This is page 38 of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for 2012, published in the year 2013 by the Division of Public  Safety, University of Connecticut;

UConn Police Department site – Avery Point page