Safety Services

The Ashland University Safety Services department is a support services department that enforces campus policies and maintains a safe and secure environment for the campus community. Located on the first floor in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center, the Safety Services department operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Around-the-clock service is provided by a dispatcher and at least one uniformed, unarmed officer patrolling campus. Common services of this department are outlined below.

  • Routine safety/security patrol of campus, including residence halls
  • Monitor electronic building access status
  • Safety Escorts - available 24 hours a day
  • Registration/distribution of parking permits
  • Response to reports of crime or criminal behavior
  • Assist motorists with vehicle lockouts and jumpstarts
  • Assist students locked out of their room/residence hall

Student Handbook (PDF)

Submit an incident report

Contact Us

Department of Safety Services

Hawkins Conard Student Center
401 College Avenue
Ashland, OH 44805

Dave McLaughlin
Director, Safety Services
dmclaugh@ashland.edu

Kathy Ruffner
Admin. Assistant, Safety Services
kruffner@ashland.edu

Office: 419.207.5555
Fax: 419.207.5000
security@ashland.edu