Campus Safety

University Public Safety is committed to ensuring a safe environment for everyone at Rutgers. Public Safety is responsible for responding to all emergencies, suspicious activities, crimes, security and safety concerns. Our goal is to work in partnership with students, faculty and staff to provide a safe, enjoyable, and fulfilling university experience.

RUPD-Newark Division

The Newark Division of the Rutgers Police Department operates out of two locations: 5 Bruce Street and 100 University Avenue. Visit the RUPD-Newark website for more information, or call 973-972-4491 or 973-353-5111 to report suspicious activity.

As a precautionary measure against COVID-19, beginning Thursday, March 12 through April 15, Rutgers events and in-person meetings involving groups larger than 15 participants are cancelled. Guidance related to this policy will be reviewed again by April 1.  Go to External for the latest updates.