Safety around campus is your responsibility as well as your guests’ and contributes to a campus living experience that is welcoming, valuable and memorable.

Emergency Preparedness

To learn about safety in the event of emergencies at Purdue, visit our emergency preparedness page.

Purdue Student Security Patrol

The Purdue Student Security Patrol provides a safe escort to students and staff after dark. They also provide extra observation in parking garages and other campus areas. If you would like to arrange for a Safe Walk, call 765-494-SAFE (7233). You can read more about the program on the Safe Walk page.

Sexual Assault Awareness

Purdue’s sexual assault awareness page defines sexual assault and advises students on what to do if it happens, where to go for support and outlines resources.

Bike Registration

Bike registration is strongly encouraged for faculty, staff and students who ride on campus. Find out more information here.


Laptops are one of the most commonly stolen items on campus. Register your laptop with the Purdue police department here to assist in the return of your laptop in the event that it is stolen.