Wilkes University

Safety and Security

Safety and Security 

"To Serve and Protect Wilkes University"
The Wilkes University Service Center serves the University faculty, staff, students, and the extended community in the achievement of a safe, secure, and healthful work environment in support of the University's educational mission and its role as a catalyst in the local community's advancement.

The Service Center is at your service 24/7.
Whether the sink in your dorm is leaking, a chandelier lightbulb needs to be changed, a campus lecture needs tables and chairs, or you want an escort to your dorm after a class, call us and we'll be there for you.

It is the University's intention to comply with all federal, state, and local ordnances and regulations; and provide an environment free of recognized and anticipated hazards. The University Service Center is a steward of the University for the recognition, evaluation, and control of security, environmental, and safety concerns.

We are Committed to:

  • Establishing a cohesive and supportive work environment encouraging innovation, an emphasis on customer service, open and clear communication, efficient and effective action, and continuous improvement.
  • Providing for the protection of persons and property through crime and loss prevention programs and services.
  • Developing services that promote health, safety and environmental responsibility through partnerships, guidance and education.
  • Increasing public awareness, support and involvement in our community policing efforts while remaining focused on our primary responsibility of crime prevention.
  • Become an integral and valuable part of the university community; one that each day and every action earns the trust and respect of the campus community.
  • Achieve voluntary compliance with rules, regulations and laws through educational initiatives and equal and consistent application of our enforcement efforts.
  • Being prepared for a rapid and effective response to any emergent situation in order to prevent and/or minimize injury, loss, and operational disruptions.
  • Continual improvement both personally and professionally by seeking input and feedback, while striving for excellence in the delivery of our services.