Daniel L. Torrez, Director of Public Safety
The mission of the Notre Dame de Namur University Office of Public Safety is the protection of life and property by providing a safe and secure learning and working environment through the enforcement of local, federal and state laws and the Notre Dame de Namur University rules and regulations.
Public Safety provides services 24 hours a day, seven days-a-week, 365 days-a-year. The 90 acre campus is patrolled by foot and vehicle. The Public Safety staff consists of 4 full-time and three part-time Campus Public Safety Officers. Public Safety reports directly to the Dean of Students. The office is located in St. Mary's Hall, off the lobby.
Contacting Public Safety
Public Safety officers are on duty 24/7. Always call the Public Safety cell phone number first; one of the cell phones is carried by the duty officer at all times. Office is located in St. Mary's Hall, off the lobby.
Emergency: (police, fire, medical): 911
Public Safety cell phone: (650) 504-0656 and (650) 740-1483
University switchboard: (650) 508-3500
Public Safety office: (650) 508-3502
- Crime Statistics
- Emergency Information
- Megan's Law
- Missing Person
- Policy Statements
- Sexual Assault and Misconduct Policy
In the event of a power failure and the University telephone system fails, you can contact Public Safety via any non-campus telephone (public telephone, cell phone) by calling (650) 508-1860 (this number is a dedicated line and messages can not be left).
All staff, faculty, students, and visitors who utilize NDNU parking facilities are required to display a valid parking permit. See info on Parking Permits and Enforcement.
Reporting a student's behavior or conduct
If you would like to make a report regarding a student’s behavior or conduct, you may do so using the form provided via the link below. This report will be sent to the Student Development and Standards Office and copied to other pertinent staff. The Student Development and Standards Office will follow up on the report or route it to the appropriate office. For instance, a report concerning a traffic violation will be forwarded to Public Safety.
If you are concerned about a student, you may use the same form to express this concern by selecting the pertinent "Student of Concern" boxes. These "Students of Concern" reports will be received by the Dean of Students and the Director of Counseling Services.
If you are reporting some form of sexual misconduct, this report will be received by the Dean of Students and the Assistant Director of Student Development and Standards.
NDNU offers a free shuttle service around campus Monday through Thursday from 5-10:30 p.m. The shuttle will leave campus 25 minutes after each hour to make a stop at Caltrain. See the following map for shuttle stop locations.