public safety during commencement

Penn has taken significant steps to ensure that the University continues to function in case of an emergency. The resources and information on this page are designed to help members of the Penn community prepare for and cope with an unexpected crisis, and protect the campus community should the region experience a hostile act.

Division of Public Safety

A central source for information about police, fire, and emergency services, security services, including walking escorts, and special victim services. Public safety also manages the University’s extensive electronic security infrastructure.

Safety and Security: A Shared Responsibility

A list of Penn’s safety and security services, including general public safety tips and important information about the ways Penn students can promote a safe campus.

Clery Crime Log

The daily Clery crime log includes all alleged criminal incidents reported to and made known to the Division of Public Safety in the Penn Patrol Zone.

Penn Guardian

Penn Guardian is a free app that is available to all Penn community members. It was developed by the University’s safety partner Rave Guardian, a service utilized on college campuses across the country.

Penn Violence Prevention

PVP provides a wide range of confidential, safe resources and comprehensive educational programs to engage Penn community members in the prevention of sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking on campus.

Walking Escort Service

Information about Penn’s 24/7 walking escort service and how to request a walking escort.

University Life

Student Intervention Services

Student Intervention Services (SIS) enhances well-being, academic success, and personal growth within Penn’s diverse student body through crisis intervention and prevention.