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Campus Police


There are no crime alerts for Clarion University at this time.




The daily crime log will be printed each business day and available for public inspection 7 days a week, 24 hours a day on the Bulletin Board in the Lobby of Public Safety, Thorn 1.




The campus police section provides law enforcement and security services on university owned property. The department's sworn police officers have all received police training and regularly attend in-service training. Uniformed officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week.




If you have information about a crime or feel the need for immediate police assistance please dial 911 immediately.  If you wish to report information please complete this Anonymous Tip form.  You may also send an email to for confidential reporting or assistance.

Campus Safety

The University's Safety Department is responsible for ensuring that proper safety procedures are followed in all areas of campus. Departmental safety responsibilities include Fire Safety, Emergency Planning and Preparedness, Hazardous Material Management, and Occupational Safety.

Link to Campus Safety Page

Link to Campus Map



Parking on campus is enforced by the Department of Public Safety. Parking permits are required for all vehicles on campus. Visitors must register and receive a temporary permit at the Parking Office. All university students and employees must have a parking permit to park on campus as well.

Link to Parking Pages

Access & Key Control

The University Police Department is responsible for granting access to academic buildings with card-swipe readers.  At the present time, the Science & Technology Center has card reader access for exterior doors and specific interior doors.  Access is requested by the professor and authorized by the department chair & dean, then forwarded to campus police to be processed. 

Campus keys are distributed through the office of Public Safety. Key requests forms are available at the Public Safety office and must be completed by the employee or student requesting key access to campus buildings or offices. The request is approved by the University Police department. Once the keys have been made by the locksmith, the keys are issued through Public Safety. All keys must be signed for and are the responsibility of the individuals issued to. All keys must be returned to public safety at the end of the authorized time period. Lost keys must be reported immediately to Public Safety and a charge of $40 per key will be assessed to the responsible individual. Lost key fees must be paid prior to re-issuance of keys. Additional charges may be assessed as determined by the Chief of Police and the Facilities management department if the loss indicates a security breach that would require the re-keying of an entire building.


Key Request Form (printable form)