We provide safety to all individuals on campus, and security to the campus facilities.
The Pennsylvania State University Police is a professional, full-service law enforcement organization. Our core function is to provide public safety services and protection of individual rights. We treat each member of our diverse community with fairness and compassion contributing to the quality and excellence of The Pennsylvania State University and its mission.
University Police and Public Safety Office Information for Penn State Scranton
Location: The Engineering Building
Campus Police telephone dial 2555 or "0"
If there is an emergency on campus first call 911 and then call the Campus Police and state your emergency.
There are two emergency blue phones on campus for emergency use only and are directly linked with the University Police. They are located behind the Library on the patio; and parking Lot #4 at beginning of walkway.
If for any reason you need to contact University Police and Public Safety from these locations, all you need to do is to press the red button on these phones and talk into the speaker.
Police Patrol and Police Escort Services
- Police Patrol: During the day, evening and night-time hours, Police and Public Safety personnel patrol the entire campus including all buildings, parking lots and grounds.
- Escort Service: Available upon request. Call 570-963-2555 or 570-687-5212 to find out availability and request this service.
- University Police Event Request Form
- Police and Public Safety issues parking hangtags to Faculty/Staff and Students who bring their vehicles on campus.
- There is no charge to park on campus.
- Parking citations are issued to all violators in all parking lots, who are in violation of parking regulations and policies. Parking violation revenue is turned over to the Student Government Association (SGA) which supports student related activities.
- See our parking map.
Lost and Found
- University Police and Public Safety is also responsible for Lost and Found. Any item found should be brought to the
- Police and Public Safety office. Items can be claimed through identification. Any item that is not claimed will be disposed in accordance with University policies.
Medical and Police Assistance
Fire, Ambulance, Police: 911
Local Police (Dunmore): 911 or 570-343-0851
Geisinger - Community Medical Center 570-969-8000
Regional Hospital of Scranton 570-348-7951
Commonwealth Health -- Moses Taylor Hospital: 570-340-2900
Rape Crisis Center 570-346-4671
Women's Resource Center 570-346-4460
University Police and Public Safety: 570-963-2555
Personal Counseling: 570-963-2681
Campus Nurse: 570-963-2681
Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence Hotline: 800-550-7575 (TTY 866-714-7177)A new hotline has been established for victims and observers of sexual assault and relationship violence. Trained counselors on the hotline will help students access appropriate resources. Penn State students from any campus can call 1-800-550-7575 (TTY 866-714-7177) to access the 24 hour a day, seven day a week hotline.
Behavioral Threat Management Team at: 1-855-863-BTMT (2868) or 814-863-BTMT (2868) or [email protected]
Community Resources and Hotlines
Women's Resource Center: 570-346-4460 (Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Hotline 24 hours/day)
Moses Taylor Hospital Worklife & Counseling Services: 570-340-2147
Attorney General Hotline: 814-863-1053
Pennsylvania State Police: 814-470-2238
National Domestic Violence Hotline or telephone: 800-799-7233
National Sexual Assault Hotline (RAINN) or telephone: 800-656-4673
EthicsAll members of the Penn State community are asked to be mindful of their individual responsibility to help keep the University a safe and ethical institution. The University does not condone wrongful conduct by any member of the Penn State community, no matter what his or her position is. Members of the University community are urged to speak up if they see or suspect illegal or unethical conduct, and to be assured that the University will protect them from retaliation.
- Ethics and Compliance Hotline or telephone: 800-560-1637