Find out how the Department of Public Safety and Transportation continues to make everyone feel safe, secure and welcome here at Adelphi.

National Rankings and Recognition

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As of 2024, Adelphi University is ranked among the safest colleges in America and as a top 21% safest college campus in New York State.
as of 2024

Safety On Campus

Our undergraduate residential students said they feel safe on Adelphi's campus.


Our undergraduate residential students said they received adequate information on how to respond to a fire or other emergencies on campus.

Quality of Life

Our students submitted the Student Experience Survey, which analyzes various aspects of college life at Adelphi.


parking spots at the main Garden City Campus.
shuttle buses in Adelphi's fleet
average destinations serviced by campus shuttles—with over 100 stops per day
bike racks across campus—enough for 176 bicycles
accessible parking spots on the main Garden City Campus

Safety Measures

indoor and outdoor cameras across the main Garden City campus
AED, automated external defibrillators, are provided across the main Garden City campus
outdoor emergency public call boxes across the main Garden City campus
emergency phones (red) with public access across the main Garden City campus

Service Spotlight

Campus Safety Training

Public Safety has a number of training programs, including Campus Safety 101, Fire Safety, Hostile Intruder, Emergency Preparedness, and more.

Safety Training

Mass Notification System

Used to instantly broadcast urgent messages to the Adelphi community and deliver instructions, when necessary, through various mediums.

Emergency Notifications and Alerts

Panther Express Shuttle

Adelphi offers shuttle services on regular schedules to local transportation centers, supermarkets, retail stores and entertainment destinations.

Shuttle Schedule

Fire Safety

Adelphi performs a minimum of 4 fire evacuation drills annually. Residential halls are equipped with a full sprinkler/standpipe system, smoke detection with automatic alerting (to public safety and local fire department), carbon monoxide detection, fire extinguishers, and emergency lights.

Fire Safety Info

Always Available

You have 24/7 access to report intake and response, automobile lockout response, and escort program. We can escort you back to your residence hall late at night, offer help if you have car troubles on campus, and help you get around the local area safely on our shuttles.

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Community Outreach

To effectively create and maintain a safe and secure environment, the Department of Public Safety actively engages in the day-to-day operations on campus.

Community Affairs & Initatives

Safety Reports and Plans

Adelphi University has developed and implemented policies, emergency plans, and provided access to accurate information about crimes committed on campus, to keep the campus community safe and secure.
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Levermore Hall, 113
  • Office Hours Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Wed: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Command Center Daily: 24-hour coverage
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