Office of Public Safety

The Office of Public Safety is responsible for providing a safe, secure living and learning environment for the Villanova University community. Officers are on duty around the clock, 365 days a year and provide immediate response to all types of emergencies on campus. Through the NovaAlert system, Villanova faculty, staff, students and parents are kept abreast of campus emergencies and weather updates via text message.

The Office of Public Safety provides services in the areas of patrol, investigations, parking enforcement, passenger fleet van management, residence hall protection, building security, crime prevention and special event security. In addition, the office operates a Courtesy Shuttle, a Mobility Shuttle for students with limited mobility, security escorts, courtesy vehicle jump-starts and lock-out assistance, and maintains a lost and found.