Quinnipiac University

Public Safety

In cases where there is a crisis or event that threatens the safety or well-being of any facet of the university, a campus alert will be issued, with communications broadcast via the website, our text alert system, and social media channels.

Report an Emergency

For life-threatening emergencies, call 911

Be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Your name
  • Nature of the incident
  • Location of the incident
  • Injuries, if any
  • Phone number for a call back

In the event of a medical emergency, security officers trained in CPR, AED and first aid will respond. 

The Hamden Fire/Rescue and AMR ambulance also will be dispatched.


Learn More About Emergency Preparedness


Non-Life-Threatening Emergencies

For all other emergencies, or requests for help, contact:

Public Safety:  203-582-6200

Student Affairs: 203-582-8753


Mission Statement

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Quinnipiac University's Public Safety Department is committed to protecting and improving the quality of life for all by providing enforcement, prevention, education, and innovative use of technology.

Public Safety service standard focuses on strong customer service by fostering an atmosphere of P.R.I.D.E. as we strive to become a global leader in campus public safety.

We shall listen with empathy, collaborate as a team, provide options for resolutions, be accountable and act with integrity, project a professional image in attitude, appearance, attendance and punctuality. Pledge to adopt best practices in service to the community.

We shall be accountable for our actions to earn trust and respect from the Quinnipiac community and the public.

We shall consider ethical behavior to be the cornerstone of public trust.

We are committed to allegiance and devotion in the execution of our duties. Treat everyone with dignity regardless of the circumstances, recognize and value diversity.

We believe the quality and distinction of our actions will make Public Safety an integral part of our prominent campus community.

While embracing and ensuring the University's core values and high-quality academic programs, a student-oriented environment and sense of community.