Safety is a shared responsibility. Understanding the importance of cooperation, education, and a police-citizen partnership makes our campus, as well as our local community a safe and joyful place. We welcome your comments and suggestions for making Bucknell University an even safer environment. To share your ideas with us, please visit our station (located next door to Bucknell Student Health on Snake Road down the hill from Trax Hall). We are always available for walk-ins or phone calls.
Public Safety provides information via this website, Facebook and Twitter. You can also sign up to become part of Bucknell's emergency notification system which will notify you via phone, text, etc. if an emergency should arise on or off campus. Working together, we will make the Bucknell University community a safe one for living, learning and playing. Feel free to visit Public Safety and say "Hi" or to grab some important information.
Bucknell University is committed to the health and safety of our students. Hazing violates Pennsylvania State law and University policy. If you have been the victim of hazing, have witnessed hazing or suspect that someone you know has been hazed, you can report anonymously to University officials.
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In compliance with the "Timely Notice" provisions of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, the Department of Public Safety will from time to time, as necessary, post "Timely Warning Notifications" on the Public Safety pages of the University website.See more about Crime Alerts
A program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques, R.A.D. begins with awareness, prevention, risk reduction and avoidance then progresses to the basics of hands-on defense training. Learn more.
Public Safety offers group presentations by request on Event/Party Management, Travel Safety, Personal Safety, and several other topics.
Students, faculty, staff and visitors who drive vehicles on campus will be responsible for proper registration, use and operation of their vehicles in accordance with the traffic/parking regulations set forth by Bucknell University and Pennsylvania state law.
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act requires that crime information and fire safety is available to the campus community. Specifically, it requires schools to provide three different types of records: (1) an annual crime statistical report, (2) a daily campus crime log and (3) "timely reports" regarding crimes that present an ongoing threat to the campus community and (4) an annual fire statistic report.
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