Safety Info

The Department of Police Services offers a wide variety of crime prevention outreach services and programs to our students, faculty, staff, as well as residents of the local community. To get information about the programs, please choose from the links in the menu to get information or call our Crime Prevention unit at 818-677-4997.


Annual Crime Awareness & Security Report & Annual Fire Safety Report (Clery)
In compliance with federal law, this report has been compiled by university police to inform the community of institutional policies concerning campus security (including University Police law enforcement authority, crime reporting policies, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, sexual assault and other matters of related importance).

Bike Safety
Bike theft is an on-going problem at CSUN, but many thefts can be reduced with some simple precautions. Learn about safety tips, bike registration programs, and the matador bike compound to increase the chance of recovering lost/stolen bikes.

Crime Alerts
View current and recent crime alerts issued to the community.

Daily Crime Log
The daily crime log includes a brief synopsis of the previous days criminal incidents reported to university police. You can also view up to 60 days worth of crime activity.

Emergency References for Students, Faculty & Staff 
How do you respond in a campus emergency? What do you do if you receive a bomb threat? Our emergency desk reference guides explain emergency response procedures and responsibilities for CSUN students, faculty and staff.

Events & Safety Workshops
From disaster planning to theft prevention, from self-defense training to identity theft prevention, learn about workshops and programs that help CSNU community members make safety a priority on campus and at home.

Laptop and Electronic Safety
If you own a computer or electronic device such as a smart phone or tablet, take a look at our safety information on how to protect it.

Megan’s Law
The State of California requires that people convicted of certain sexual offenses register with police as sex offenders.

Personal Safety Escorts (Matador Patrol)
Matador Patrol members provide free personal safety escorts for students, faculty ,staff and visitors on campus from Monday-Thursday from dusk to 11:00 p.m. during the Fall & Spring semesters.

Sexual Assault Prevention
Sexual assault is a serious concern on all college campuses, including CSUN. For information on how to avoid, prevent, and/or report acts of sexual violence on campus, please see our resources page.

Workplace Violence Prevention 
With the rise in occurrence of school shootings on college campuses around the United States, CSUN offers programs to help faculty and staff who are concerned about workplace safety.