About Us

The Public Safety Department is responsible for providing a safe secure living, learning environment for the Villanova University community. Officers are on duty 365 days a year and provide immediate response to all types of emergencies on campus. The Department provides services in the areas of patrol, investigations, parking enforcement, passenger fleet van management, residence hall protection, building security, crime prevention, and special event security.

Department Breakdown

The Department encompasses three primary divisions:

  • Patrol
  • Residence Hall Security
  • Parking & Transportation Services

Staff Breakdown

The current staffing of the Department includes:

  • Director
  • Associate Director
  • Emergency Services Manager
  • Manager of Investigations, plus 2 Investigators
  • Director of Parking and Transportation
  • Special Events Manager
  • Accreditation & Recruitment Manager
  • 3 Lieutenants
  • 7 Sergeants
  • 46 Patrol Officers
  • 20 Housing Officers
  • three administrative assistants

Contact Information

On-Campus: 94444
Off-Campus: 610-519-4444

610-519-6979 (option #1)

We are located at Farrell Hall
on Lancaster Ave.

IACLEA Accreditation Logo