Safety & Preparedness

Princeton University is committed to providing a campus environment that is accessible and, at the same time, safe and secure.


In an emergency, from a campus phone dial 911 from a campus phone or 609-258-3333 from a cell phone, and a public safety dispatcher will dispatch the appropriate police, fire, or medical personnel. For non-emergencies, call 609-258-1000.

Department of Public Safety
Environmental Health & Safety
Safety and Administrative Planning


At least annually, members of the campus community should update contact information and review basic procedures to follow in a campus emergency.

Emergency Preparedness
Guidelines for Campus Emergencies

Students with Public Safety officer

The Department of Public Safety consists of professional campus police and public safety officers dedicated to providing best-in-class service to the community.

  • University weather alert hotline: 609-258-SNOW
  • 24-hour recorded emergency hotline: 609-258-7700