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University of Holy Cross

Campus Security

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For Security:

Mondays – Thursdays  6 a.m. – 3 p.m (504) 329-4430
3 p.m. – 11 p.m (504) 247-3825
Fridays 6 a.m. – 3 p.m (504) 329-4430
3 p.m. – 8 p.m (504) 247-3825
Saturdays 7 a.m. – 3 p.m (504) 247-3825



The mission of University of Holy Cross Campus Security is to provide a safe and welcoming learning environment which enhances the well-being of students, faculty, staff, visitors, and protect all University property.

The Office of Campus Security strives to achieve this mission by respecting the dignity of each person and by means of a community-friendly approach which enhances safety through the visibility of security personnel, preventive patrols, accessible, positive conflict resolution, crime prevention and awareness programs.  The Office of Campus Security collaborates with local law enforcement and community organizations in fulfilling its mission.


The safety and security of all members of the campus community are of primary concern at UHC. The campus safety committee at the University consists of representatives from the Security Office, Maintenance Department, Student Government Association, Human Resources, faculty, and staff. The primary objective of this committee is to provide a safe and healthy environment that enhances the campus learning experience and compliments the University's educational mission. Together, this team is responsible for security, safety, and emergency response at the University. They are also responsible for providing support services tailored to meet the needs of the UHC community. Some of these services include:

  • Register vehicles and provide parking registration for students, faculty and staff.
  • Supply and process photo identification cards for members of the campus community.
  • Provide security of the physical plant and parking lots with foot and vehicle security patrols.
  • Inspect building for safety compliance and test and maintain all fire prevention equipment.

Alcohol and Substance Abuse

The University of Holy Cross is in full compliance with the Federal Law and the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988. The following acts or practices are prohibited and disciplinary action will be taken for infringement of any of these rules in or on University property.

  • Manufacture, sale, possession or use of drugs or narcotics on University property at any time, or reporting to school under the influence of drugs or narcotics.
  • Possession or use of alcoholic beverages on University property, including vehicles is prohibited, except for events authorized by the President of the University.
  • Smoking is prohibited  on campus.

Students who believe they have an alcohol or drug related problem should be encouraged to voluntarily contact the Rev. Thomas E. Chambers Counseling Center for information and counseling.

A complete description of the alcohol and substance abuse policy is available in the Student Handbook and in the Faculty and Employee Handbooks.

Policies regarding security access to facilities, and campus security can be found in the Student Handbook.

Information regarding drug and alcohol education, sexual assault, rape education and crime prevention can be obtained through the Rev. Thomas E. Chambers Counseling Center.

Any student reporting an on campus sexual assault or rape is asked to follow the reporting procedures outlined in the Student Handbook.  The student will be informed of his/her rights, responsibilities  and options available.


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