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Campus Safety

The department strives to maintain a safe and secure environment that is conducive to learning.
Campus Safety

Contact Information

Emergencies (all hours):
911 (campus phone)
315-228-7911 (cell phone)
Routine requests:
Campus Safety is at 88 Hamilton St. (between Merrill House and Sigma Chi fraternity), and has officers on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Other Agencies

Safety Statistics and Guides

Emergency System

The university has a state-of-the-art emergency notification system that includes text messages, social media feeds, voice mail, and broadcast speakers. Register easily through the portal by clicking Colgate Alert.

Motor Vehicle Use

Driver Safety

The Driver Safety and Motor Vehicle Use Policy provides employees and students with information needed for safe operation of university owned, leased, or rented motor vehicles. The policy and driver authorization form are here.

Advisory Committee on Campus Safety: 2013–2014 Report

Committee report (PDF)
President's response (PDF)