Health & Public Safety

Safety On Campus

Your safety is our top priority.

SAFE & SOUND. 24/7/365

USJ's Department of Public Safety is here to keep you safe by responding to emergency situations on campus. A private security force, campus security officers do not carry weapons and do not make arrests, but they are trained to recognize when to involve the local police and take action accordingly.

The department operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, and officers patrol campus on a regular basis. Contact us for more information or to learn about the following services:

  • Campus parking registration
  • USJ IDs
  • Victim assistance
  • Crime reporting
  • Local authorities assistance (police, fire and ambulance service)
  • Safety seminars for all incoming first-year students
  • Campus events assistance
  • Transportation services
  • Material Safety and Data Sheet Records

Health Services

USJ Health Services provides an array of services on campus.
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Text Alerts

Opt-in to the USJAlert systems to receive emergency text notices instantly on your mobile/cell phones, wireless PDAs and email accounts.
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For your rights and what you need to know to obtain information, support, and assistance options for sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic violence, intimate partner violence and stalking visit MyUSJ/Sexual Misconduct.

Uniform Campus Crime Report

In accordance with the Federal Student Right-to-Know and Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990, the following report has been created in order to publish statistics about violations of the law that have occurred on our campus. The report is published and distributed to the University of Saint Joseph campus community every year in September. The report contains statistics for the prior calendar year and the two previous calendar years. Download the 2017 University of Saint Joseph Campus Security and Fire Safety Report.


Emergency - Town of West Hartford
Campus phone: 9-911
Non-campus phone: 911

USJ Public Safety
Campus phone: x5222
Non-campus phone: 1.860.231.5222


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