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Safety and Security

What We Do

Our Role

The 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.

Contacting Safety and Security

Dial x7460
Emergencies Only x7777

Director ext. 7461
Assistant Director ext. 7462
Community members should feel free to discuss security policy issues,
or any other concerns at any time, confidentiality assured.
Our Location
Old Gym, adjacent to Olin Humanities.
The Security Dispatcher's Office and the Patrol Office are located on the first floor.
Security functions 24 hours a day.