The Mount St. Joseph University Police Department is committed to the safety and security of the Mount St. Joseph community.
Mount St. Joseph University is committed to the safety and security of the MSJ community and to compliance with Higher Education Amendments of 1998 and 2000, the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), and the Campus Sexual Violence Act ("SaVE Act") provision of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA).
Contact information and location
The Department of Public Safety & Campus Police is located on the lower level of the Seton Center (next to the vending machine area). The staff of police officers are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
To reach an officer, dial extension 4226 from any campus phone, 513-244-4226 from an off-campus phone. An officer can also be reached by dialing 0 from any campus phone.
All emergencies or unusual activity should be reported immediately to the Department of Public Safety & Campus Police. After being notified, we will dispatch appropriate personnel and emergency equipment to the scene.
Mission & Vision Statement
The primary mission of Mount St. Joseph University Department of Public Safety & Campus Police is to maintain social order within prescribed state and constitutional laws while providing professional law enforcement services to the university community.
MountSafe is a system used by the University to notify students, faculty, and staff members of weather-related closings or delays as well as campus emergency or crisis situations via phone messages (voice and text) and email messages.
The cooperation and involvement of students, faculty and staff in any campus safety program is absolutely necessary. All members of the University community must assume responsibility for their own safety and the security of their property by taking simple, common-sense precautions.
Resources & Information
The Department of Public Safety & Campus Police is a full service Campus Police Agency. Some of the services provided are:
- Crime Prevention Programs
- Issuance of university ID cards
- First Aid
- Assistance with vehicle trouble
- 24 hour escort service
Crime & Fire Safety Statistics
The reporting of crime statistics are in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act and the Department of Education. The crime log that includes all crimes reported on Mount St. Joseph University Campus is available for review in the Department of Public Safety & Campus Police & Campus Police during regular business hours.
The reporting of fire safety statistics are in compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and the Department of Education. Fire Safety statistics for Mount St. Joseph University campus are available for review in the Department of Public Safety & Campus Police & Campus Police during regular business hours.