Elizabethtown College's Campus Security office offers many services to the College's student, staff, faculty and visitors including patrol and transportation, escort service.
We will escort students, staff or faculty, for their safety, anywhere on campus to any other campus location. This will either be by vehicle or foot patrol. Blue Light Phones and Yellow Box Phones are strategically placed on campus for your convenience. Blue Light Phone Locations include:
- Academic Quad by Hoover
- Academic Quad by Gym Patio
- Baugher Student Center Patio
- Body Shop
- Brinser Field
- Brown Lot - East
- Brown Lot - West
- Brown Lot - Hazardous Waste Storage
- Bucher Meeting House/ Young Center
- Chapel 2nd Floor
- Chapel Rear/ outside
- Church of the Brethren Parking lot
- Emergency Access Path East
- Emergency Access Path West
- Hackman/ Lot # 16
- Schreiber Quads Commons Building
- Schreiber Quads Access Path
- Steinman Center (exterior, left of main entrance)
- Writer's House
- Zug Memorial Hall - Basement
RESIDENT HALL CALL BOXES- Emergency Call Boxes are located at the main entrance to each residence hall.
Physical Security Service
Grounds and Parking Areas
Security on the campus grounds and parking areas is provided by in patrol vehicles, on bicycles, or on foot. Student Patrol Officers also patrol these areas.
Security lighting and blue light telephones have been installed throughout the campus and in parking areas. Blue light telephones can be used to contact Campus Security in emergencies or to obtain an escort.
Residence Hall Security
Security of the residence halls is provided by members of both Security and the Office of Residence Life. Officers patrol all residence hall areas, check doors to ensure that they are locked, and frequently check with members of the Residence Life Staff on duty in the residence halls. Access to the residence halls is limited to students and their guests, in accordance with college policy. Access to the residence halls by college employees is on an "as-needed" basis, regulated by a strict control procedure. Residence hall doors are locked twenty-four hours a day. A sign-in policy is required for all overnight guests. Residence hall ground floor windows have two separate locking devices to ensure room security. Special security procedures are in effect for students during low occupancy periods.
Administration and Academic Building Security
The security of these buildings is provided by Campus Security officers who patrol the campus. During night hours when not in use, these buildings are locked and are patrolled by the Security staff.
Train and Airport Transportation
Campus Security will provide transportation to and from the local train station and Harrisburg International airport for residential students. This service will not be provided for commuters or other students living off campus. It will also not be provided for family or friends of students.
At least a 24-hour notice must be given for a transport to the train station and a 3-day notice must be given for an airport transport. Emergencies will be granted on a case by case basis.
Campus Security will not provide any transports for doctor's appointments, dental appointment, counseling services, internships or any other non-emergency reasons.
Campus Security will not provide transportation of speakers, special guests or others unless at the request of the President’s Office.
At no time will any officer provide a transport off campus if they are the only officer on duty for the campus community.
Campus Security reserves the right to cancel any transport due to bad weather conditions or any other unforeseeable circumstances.
Campus Security reserves the right to refuse requests from individuals that have abused the transportation policy in the past. Any abuse will be issued in writing and one warning will be issued. A second violation will result in the termination of this service for the individual.
Any requests for transports must be arranged during normal business hours – 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday by contacting Gloria Burke at 361-1266. Arrangements for weekend transports must be made by Friday at 4:00 PM. Campus Security will only provide transportation beginning from the start of the regular school year in August through graduation in May.