The Department of Campus Safety is dedicated to involving the entire Emmanuel College community in creating an environment that is safe, secure and free from crime.
Campus Safety provides full-service police and security to the Emmanuel College community. The Campus Safety office is open 24 hours a day/365 days per year. The sworn campus police staff includes a Director/Chief of Campus Safety and Lieutenants/Shift Commanders. The non-sworn staff includes Sergeants and Campus Safety Officers.
Campus Safety maintains a very close working relationship with the Boston Police Department, the Massachusetts State Police, the other Colleges of the Fenway Campus Safety Departments and the Longwood Collective.
The department meets regularly with students, staff and faculty to discuss relevant topics that impact our neighborhood and community.
When requested, Campus Safety Officers assist in classroom settings with a variety of topics of interest such as forensics and crime scene investigation and criminal justice. Officers also participate in special education programs in conjunction with the offices of student activities and residential life, often involving the Massachusetts State Police, Boston Police and various District Attorney's Offices. Specialized training or programs can be arranged by contacting the Office of Campus Safety at 617-735-9710.
Some of the training programs conducted by Campus Safety include:
- Community Standards
- Safety in the City
- Violence Prevention and Response
- Rape Aggression Defense
- Individual Safety Planning
- Alcohol/Drug Awareness
- Specialized Classroom Sessions
- Crime Prevention
Other Campus Safety Services
Security Patrol: Emmanuel College Campus Safety Officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Campus Safety Officers patrol all buildings during all hours of operation, as well as during non-operational periods. While patrolling, Campus Safety Officers monitor all activities, respond to alarms and other emergency situations, conduct safety and security audits, maintain control of vehicle traffic onto the campus and enforce College parking regulations. All Campus Safety Officers are equipped with two-way radio communications and stay in constant contact with the Safety Department Communications Center, located in the Administration Building, Room 139 while on patrol.
Bike Patrol: Emmanuel College Campus Safety utilizes bicycle patrol as an effective way of patrolling the campus while increasing visibility among the Emmanuel College community. Bike patrol is utilized during fall move-in and annual commencement.
Traffic/Security Booth: The Traffic/Security Booth is staffed with a Campus Safety Officer. This Officer conducts critical vehicle access control to the campus along with ensuring parking regulation compliance consistent with the college’s established procedures.
First Responders: All Campus Safety Officers are trained first responders with AHA CPR Certification. Officers also undergo training in automated external defibrillator (AED) training, Stop the Bleed, and NARCAN.
College Shuttle: The Campus Safety Shuttle operates between Main Campus and the Notre Dame Center Residence Hall on 17 Highland Park Street, Boston. The shuttle operates on the hour and half hour transporting students to and from main campus. The shuttle will also provide transportation to other COF Colleges. Campus Safety vehicles also provide transportation for minor medical matters to local hospitals in the Fenway area.
All students receive an Emmanuel College identification card ("Fenway Card"), which may be obtained from the Campus Safety Department. The card must be presented at select College functions, security desks within the residence halls, College dining center, Library when borrowing books and the Academic Computer Center. All residents are required to surrender their I.D. card to front desk personnel to sign-in guests at all the residence halls. They are also required to surrender their I.D. cards at College functions when requested. I.D. cards are not transferable. To learn more, visit fenwaycard.com.
With the exception of residence halls, College facilities are open to the public during the day and evening when classes are in session. All students must enter and exit the residence halls through the main entrance using their Student I.D. Side doors are alarmed 24 hours a day and may be used only as fire/emergency exits. The front doors of the residence halls are locked at all times, unless the College deems it appropriate for doors to remain open. Campus Safety Officers staff the residence hall reception desks from 12 Midnight to 8AM when classes are in session.
The College is not responsible for lost or stolen articles, and students are urged to mark their books and belongings clearly. Students who find lost articles should bring them to the Campus Safety Office located in the Administration Building, Room 139. To claim lost articles, individuals must be able to describe it properly and present adequate identification.
Strategically placed close-circuit television equipment is used to monitor and survey public areas on the Emmanuel College campus. All monitoring of CCTV equipment is located in the Emmanuel College Campus Safety Communications Center, located in the Administration Building, Room 139.
Campus Safety administers a Bicycle Registration Program. All community members are advised to register their bicycle with Campus Safety. A specific numbered tag is affixed to each bicycle. Identifying information, along with a photograph is maintained at Campus Safety. All community members with registered bicycles are allowed access to the secured storage facility located in Saint Julie Hall. This is the only authorized on-campus bicycle storage facility. Maintenance equipment is also available at the storage location.