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 (2016-17)

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Submit an incident report

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Contact Us

Department of Safety Services

Hawkins Conard Student Center
401 College Avenue
Ashland, OH 44805

Dave McLaughlin
Director, Safety Services

Kathy Ruffner
Admin. Assistant, Safety Services

Office: 419.207.5555
Fax: 419.207.5000