Campus Safety

Providing services and protection for the Ursinus community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Campus Safety provides a safe and welcoming environment for the community. Officers strive to meet the individual needs of all students, faculty and staff by providing frequent patrols, professional attitudes and quick response to safety concerns.

Campus Safety works closely with Collegeville Police and the PA State Police to protect the campus community and property while remaining sensitive to the educational objectives of Ursinus College.

Safety & Security

Safety officers make regular car, bike and foot patrols of the entire Ursinus College campus and a personal safety escort is available 24 hours a day. 


Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to report any crime or unusual or suspicious incidents. An officer is dispatched to the scene to evaluate the situation and contact the appropriate authorities.

Ursinus College supports all federal, state and local laws regulating the possession, use and sale of alcoholic beverages, controlled substances, and weapons. Full details regarding policy on these matters are described in the Ursinus College Student Handbook.

Visitors to Campus

Non-members of the campus community who engage in misconduct within College programs or on College property can be subject to actions that limit their access and/or involvement with College programs and property as the result of the misconduct.  All vendors serving the College through third-party contracts are subject to all policies and procedures, to which their employer has agreed to be bound.

Overnight Guests

Guests who are on campus during Residence Hall Quiet Hours (12:00AM to 8:00AM Monday through Friday and from 2:00AM to 8:00AM on Saturday and Sunday) must be registered via the online form below by an enrolled Ursinus student resident. Residents may not register more than 2 visitors to campus at any one time without the express written consent of an Assistant Director of Residence Life, the Director of Residence Life, or the Executive Director of Campus Safety and Emergency Preparedness.

Guests visiting overnight may only stay if all roommates are in agreement. Guests may not remain overnight for more than two nights consecutively per month. Cohabitation is not permitted and is defined at the discretion of the Director of Residence Life.

Residents must be present with their guests at all times during guest stays and are responsible for guest actions in accordance with the Ursinus Student Handbook. By registering a guest, the resident is affirming that the guest has not been removed or banned from Ursinus College for any reason.

Ursinus reserves the right to override any approvals granted or remove a guest from campus at any time.

Overnight guests who are bringing a vehicle to campus may only park in in designated student spaces (marked by white lines) in the 9th Ave parking lot.


Guest Registration Form

Timely Warnings & Safety Alerts

Campus timely warnings and safety alerts are posted below and distributed by the Ursinus College Campus Safety Department in response to crimes that occur on or near campus that could pose a severe or pervasive threat to the community or a member of our community. By keeping all aware of crimes that occur within our community, Campus Safety hopes to encourage you all to become actively involved in crime prevention and reporting on the campus of Ursinus College and beyond.

No timely warnings at this time.


Safety Alerts

Safety alert notifications are designed to inform our community about potential hazards, risks, or unsafe conditions to assist them in taking precautionary measures to keep themselves safe.

September 13, 2023

According to county officials, the search for escaped prisoner Danelo Cavalcante has ended and he is in custody.

Thank you for remaining vigilant for the duration of the search.

As always, if you observe any suspicious activity or behavior, contact 911 or Campus Safety at 610-409-3333. Campus Safety also provides a safety escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. Download the MobileU app by searching for “Ursinus College” in the Apple store or Google Play. All members of the campus community are encouraged to download the app to receive emergency notifications. Please ensure the notifications setting for the app is turned on.

Wismer Hall
24 hours a day

Campus Safety

P: 610-409-3333
Emergencies: Dial 9-1-1