The protection of our students is of utmost importance to Temple University. That is why we place such an emphasis on student and community safety. To contact the university about safety enhancements, please email .

Temple hosted a forum with city of Philadelphia officials to further discuss the university’s plans for enhanced safety measures, have a conversation surrounding gun violence and answer questions from students, parents and community members.

Campus Safety

The safety of our students and staff is a top priority. Campus Safety Services at Temple works to provide resources to improve public safety on and around campus. In addition to the Temple Police, Campus Safety Services protects campus with FLIGHT, and on-demand shuttle service, and a walking escort programLearn more about Campus Safety Services.

Temple Universitys Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies and procedures related to campus safety. You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900. 

Emergency Preparedness

Emergency situations can arise at any time. Temple has a comprehensive plan in place for organizing, coordinating and directing available resources toward the management of an emergency. Learn more about Temple's emergency planning division.

Environmental Safety

The Environmental Health and Radiation Safety (EHRS) department ensures the safe use of radioactive materials, radiation-producing equipment, chemicals and biological substances at the university, the hospital and affiliated institutions. Learn more about EHRS.