Safety & Emergency Information

In the event of a family emergency, you may need special assistance contacting your student. We are here to help.

If your student is in class, you may contact the Dean of Students office at 253.879.3360 and someone from the office will coordinate an immediate response. If the Dean of Students office is closed, or if your student is somewhere other than class, please call Security Services at 253.879.3311 to request assistance.

Student safety and security are a University of Puget Sound priority. Puget Sound has one of the lowest historical serious crime frequencies per student nationally among colleges of its type. We are proud of this record and intend to maintain it through thoughtful work involving our campus, the Tacoma Police Department, and our nearby community.

In the event of an emergency at the university, updated information may be accessed by visiting the university Web site or by calling 253.879.4900. Security Services is open 24 hours a day to monitor the campus, including emergency, environmental, security, and fire safety systems.