Campus Safety

Committed to Ensuring a Safe Environment for Everyone at Rutgers

Campus Safety Phone Numbers

The Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD) operates multiple fully staffed police headquarters—24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

For an Emergency (Police, Fire, Medical):
Dial 9-1-1 or “Call when you can…Text when you can’t.”

Emergency Numbers from a University Phone:
Obtain an outside line, then dial 9-1-1

Emergency Phones and/or Alarms:
Find phone and alarms in various locations: in buildings, restrooms, in parking decks, including outdoor "blue" light phones in New Brunswick and Piscataway. 

Non-Emergency Numbers and Addresses

  • Rutgers University–New Brunswick: 732-932-7211
    55 Paul Robeson Boulevard, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Rutgers University–Newark: 973-353-5111
    200 University Avenue, Newark
  • Biomedical and Health Sciences at Newark: 973-972-4491
    5 Bruce Street, Newark
  • Rutgers University–Camden: 856-225-6111
    409 North 4th Street, Camden, NJ

Office of Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance
 | 848-932-1811

Access trained response team members for domestic violence and sexual assault 24 hours a day or night.


Students on College Avenue campus

Public Safety Statistics

The annual security and fire safety report Safety Matters details public safety statistics, services, and programs at Rutgers.

Student by the Walt Whitman statue at Rutgers–Camden