Public Safety Department

About the Department

Our Mission

The St. Cloud State University Public Safety Department is present as a support unit to the broader mission and goals of the university. It strives to provide the safest and most stable environment possible in which education may be pursued without the fear or presence of crime or violence. By supporting and educating students, employees, and visitors of the university in areas of personal safety and providing response in situations of need, Public Safety will be built on a foundation of proactive service and crime prevention that reflects and preserves the human dignity of those whom we serve.

The Public Safety Department is open 24 hours per day. Working to provide the safest environment possible, uniformed Public Safety Officers respond to all  safety, security or medical requests for assistance.

For emergency needs,
you are encouraged to call “911” first
and then call Public Safety at

Public Safety Officers and full-time staff support personal and property safety through crime prevention (e.g. provide on-campus escorts, support campus bus services, monitor and respond to all campus “blue-light” and elevator emergency call stations, present  security and safety awareness programs, provide 24-hour vehicle “jump start” assistance) and enforce the University code of conduct and parking regulations.

The purchasing of campus parking permits and all related parking matters  are also handled by the Public Safety Department.

24 Hour Communications Center      Phone: 320-308-3333

Parking Office     Phone 320-308-3453     Fax: 320-308-3906


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