University of Portland's Department of Public Safety exists to serve the campus community. Our mission is to support the University's primary objectives of teaching and learning, faith and formation, service and leadership by helping to promote, create, and maintain a safe, secure, and enjoyable campus environment for all members of the University Community and its guests. We are dedicated and committed to helping the University "create a civil place based on Catholic values and common good" (Student Handbook, 2).
Public Safety is located in Suite 100 in Haggerty Hall, across N. Warren St. from its previous location and near the Chiles Center.
Public Safety is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. At times, the front door of the office may be locked for security reasons. If you find the door locked, please use the callbox at the front door.
For a description of the services provided by the Department of Public Safety, please refer to our Annual Crime and Fire Report on the Publications page.
In an effort to make it easier for you to reach public safety to make an inquiry or provide us with information, we have added the capability for our dispatcher to receive text messages at any time, day or night.
If you would like to reach public safety for a non-emergency situation you can send a text message to public safety at 971.563.4341. A dispatcher will respond as soon as possible.
Please remember that in an emergency situation to call 911 and/or call the public safety emergency number at 503.943.4444.
Whether you are a new Pilot just arriving on campus or a seasoned veteran of life on the Bluff, these ten tips can keep you and your friends safer and better able to focus on the important parts of your college experience!
Attacks on college campuses are an unfortunate reality of our modern world. The University of Portland has prepared for the potential for such an attack.
Watch Shots Fired On Campus, a video that addresses the topic specifically from a campus perspective, to prepare yourself. (You must have a valid pilots.up login to access this video).
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Public Safety at 503.943.7161 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Great ShakeOuts is a national event that encourages everyone to practice responding to an earthquake. Below are links to two videos to help you review how best to protect yourself and others in the event of an earthquake. If you have any additional questions, please contact the Department of Public Safety at 503.943.7161 or email@example.com.
Have you become the victim of a crime? Learn about your rights on this page from the Oregon Department of Justice.