Safety Services

Phone: 419-207-5555
For emergencies, dial 911

The Ashland University Safety Services department enforces campus policies and maintains a safe and secure environment for the campus community. We provide around-the-clock service with the help of a dispatcher and at least one uniformed, unarmed officer patrolling campus

We support students, faculty and staff by:

  • Performing routine safety/security patrols of campus, including residence halls
  • Verifying building security, including electronic access points
  • Providing safety escorts 24/7
  • Registering and distributing parking permits
  • Responding to reports of crime or criminal behavior
  • Assisting motorists with vehicle lockouts and jump-starts
  • Assisting students locked out of their rooms/residence halls
Routine safety/security patrol of campus


Messages from Our Community

Active Shooter Presentation


Active Crisis Door Barricade

Contact Information

Department of Safety Services
Hawkins Conard Student Center
401 College Avenue
Ashland, OH 44805


Dave McLaughlin
Director, Safety Services

Kristine Lawson
Admin. Assistant, Safety Services