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Public Safety

St. John’s University Department of Public Safety provides safety and security services to our community 24 hours per day, every day of the year. We work together with our partners on and off campus to create and maintain a safe and secure learning environment for our students, faculty, staff and visitors. We serve our community in a manner consistent with the values and mission of our University, and welcome you to explore our website and become one of our partners in safety.
Contact Us

Public Safety officers are able to assist you on the Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan, and Oakdale campuses.

Our Services

St. John's Public Safety officers engage in routine motorized and foot patrols on a 24-hour basis.

Crime Prevention

Learn about University alerts and advice on how to avoid becoming a victim of crime. 

Victim Services

There may be times when you might need extra support to cope more effectively with a personal or emotional issue. 

Emergency Preparedness

St. John's recognizes the critical importance of being prepared and has designed a comprehensive program that ensures the security of the University community in the event of a crisis. 


Your St. John's University StormCard is your personal connection to University services, purchases and access control. 


Permits are issued from the Public Safety office in person. All visitors are requested to obtain and display a valid permit.


St. John's University is pleased to provide shuttle bus service to assist you with your transportation needs. The shuttle bus service is free and open to all University students.