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Public Safety and Security

Security escorts 

How to request an escort from a uniformed university security officer.

At partner institutions 

Information about public safety and security at partner institutions.

Emergency notifications and procedures 

University protocol for issuing crime and emergency announcements.

Lockdown and active shooter 

Recommended actions in the event of an active shooter lockdown.

Campus security reports 

Daily crime log and campus security reports required by the Clery Act.

The mission of the Safety and Security Office of Metropolitan State University is to provide a safe, secure environment for all members of the community which enables students, faculty, staff and guests to pursue their educational or occupational goals.

Security services are contracted from professional security agencies. Officers are uniformed and trained on a variety of security and safety-related procedures. They are authorized to take appropriate action to assure the safety and security of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. Security services are augmented by local police, fire and ambulance response units.

Saint Paul safety officer contact information

Desk: 651-793-1717
Mobile/text: 651-775-0444
Library safety officer mobile/text: 651-775-0715
Ramp mobile/text: 651-368-4297
Ramp desk: 651-793-1730
Student Center mobile/text: 651-775-6724
After hours answering service: 651-793-1700

Minneapolis safety officer contact information

Mobile/text: 612-659-6910
Emergency: 612-659-6900
Minneapolis Safety Office

Midway safety officer contact information

Mobile/text: 651-775-6122

Code blue phones

Emergency code blue phones have one panic button that, when pressed, dials directly into the safety officer's cell phone. They are to be used for emergency calls only.

Emergency code blue phones are installed in the parking lots of the Saint Paul campus, including the Seventh Street parking lot north of St. John's Hall, the library's main east parking lot, multiple locations in the parking ramp and the south parking lot of the ramp.