Our RoleThe department helps to protect the Bard campus community from loss or damage to personal and college property. The department is responsible for maintaining public order and for enforcing campus regulations and policies.
Security also handles emergency medical transportation for the college community. All members of the department are trained in basic first aid and are supported by the Bard College Emergency Medical Services (BEMS).
In addition to patrolling buildings and grounds, Security is responsible for the registration of motor vehicles and enforcement of parking and traffic regulations. It also investigates crimes, accidents and assorted complaints; transports sick or injured students; provides an escort service; and , maintains a lost and found. Items can be claimed at the Dispatcher's office any time during the day or evening. Lost items can be reported to Security 24 hours a day.
Students should lock their rooms and carry their room keys with them. Security will open a resident's door at any time for a $10.00 charge.