The Office of Public Safety assigns and supervises officers from the security staff for the midnight shift in the residence halls. Officers assigned to residence halls are responsible for providing general assistance and access control with the assistance of residence hall directors and RAs. During the afternoon shifts, supplemental front desk coverage is provided by student staff employed by the Office of Public Safety. Student desk staff provides general assistance and information to the resident population, and alert full-time University police and security officers to problems, concerns or requests for services.
To contact the Office of Public Safety from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., please call 773-298-4400. After 10 p.m., please call your hall's front desk, and security will be contacted by radio. In the case of an emergency, call 773-298-3911.