Campus Emergencies, Warnings and Notifications

Campus Emergencies, Warnings and Notifications


Health and safety are important in any community, especially in a residential campus like Bloomsburg University — home to health care professionals helping you stay healthy, counselors assisting you in dealing with college stresses and police officers providing a secure campus environment. Located in central Pennsylvania, the town and university share a low incidence of major criminal activity, documented in the Annual Security Report. News about current or ongoing events can be found here.

 

Workplace Safety

BU's Office of Workplace Safety has university-wide responsibility for developing and maintaining health and safety programs, providing an environment that protects and promotes the health and safety of all students, employees and visitors, ensures compliance will all applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. The department also provides training, consultation services and other various health and safety services.

University Police

BU's Police Department employs commissioned police officers enforcing Pennsylvania Crime and Vehicle Codes and University Policies. Security officers monitor parking. Police officers are trained in first aid procedures and CPR with one specializing as the first responder. Contained within the department is a sexual assault specialist. Commissioned armed officers enforce university policies and the Pennsylvania Crime and Vehicle Codes. University and Pennsylvania regulations pertaining to alcohol, drugs and fire safety are strictly enforced by officers.