While Alfred's location ensures a high level of safety, the University is well aware that substance abuse and illegal behavior can happen anywhere and has put in place a staff that is committed to providing professional safety services to the academic community, and educating its members on how to be aware of safety issues.
The Alfred University Office of Public Safety is supervised by the Chief of Public Safety and is staffed by a team professionals and student assists. All professional staff members are certified police officers though the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. The department enforces university policies and municipal and state laws, in support of the academic mission of the university.
Eighteen blue light emergency phones are located throughout the campus and Public Safety staff provides escort services to the campus community.
Awareness and prevention
Presentations are made each year to members of the University community which heighten personal and community awareness of fire and safety procedures, issues of personal safety and well-being, as well as drug and alcohol awareness.
Alfred University has a comprehensive emergency response plan in place as well as a system for text message alerts. Emergency contact numbers
Behavior Assessment Team
If you are concerned about a student's behavior and wish to alert a group of professionals who will assess the level of concern, click the link above.
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- Campus Safety Report including Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act Report
- Office of Postsecondary Education Campus Security Statistics
All employees, students, and visitors are required to obtain, learn and follow the campus parking rules and regulations.
Student vehicle registration is $90 for the first vehicle and $25 for each additional vehicle registered.
Special parking permits for visitors or campus guests should be obtained from the Office of Public Safety and are only valid for 3 consecutive days. Visitors are subject to the same rules and regulations as a registered vehicle owner.
Signs have been erected indicating student, faculty/staff, and visitor parking areas. View campus parking map
Chief John Dougherty
Physical Plant Building
1 Saxon Drive
Alfred, NY 14802
Monday through Thursday: 8 A.M. - 3 A.M.
Friday: 8 A.M. - 6 A.M.
Saturday: 5 P.M. - 6 A.M.
Sunday: 5 P.M. - 3 A.M.
After hours, call 2108 for 24-hour dispatch (by 911)