The safety and security of all members of the university community is of paramount concern to the university's public safety staff. 

The staff is comprised of commissioned police officers with full investigative and arrest authority, security officers, and dispatchers. Members of the public safety patrol each campus and response to requests for assistance on a full-time basis, 365 days a year and twenty-four hours a day.

Primary responsibility for safety and security on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus is vested in the associate vice president for administration and public safety. On the Newark and Camden campuses, these responsibilities reside in the Office of the Provost.

Public Safety Information

Information regarding public safety at Rutgers is available from the campus police departments or online at: The publication Safety Matters, a brochure outlining public safety statistics, services, and programs on each of Rutgers' regional campuses, is published annually and distributed free of charge. To receive a copy of Safety Matters, please call the appropriate Rutgers Police Department office at one of the following numbers.

New Brunswick: Rutgers Police (732) 932 -7211 
Emergency Services: 848-932-4800