Public Safety

UND Police Officer
Public Safety

Safely serving the UND campus. 

The mission of the Department of Public Safety is to provide a safe and effective living, learning, and working environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors of the University of North Dakota. All persons are empowered to provide for safety, protection, and environmental health. The Department of Public Safety staff completes their responsibilities by adhering to the core values of: integrity, courtesy, service, and professionalism.            

Public Safety Offices

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Office of Safety

Our office consists of environmental heath and safety, radiological, biological, chemical, fire and physical infrastructure safety, as well as Vector Solutions support, workers compensation, ergonomics, and risk management and insurance.

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University Police Department

We protect and enhance the quality of life for all who live, work, or visit our community. 

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Office of Emergency Management

We are responsible for coordinating the University’s preparation for, response to, and recovery from any major emergency.

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Environmental Training Institute

ETI has provided high-quality environmental and occupational health and safety training programs since 1988.

Safety Updates

First Aid Kits on UND Campus
Does your department have a first aid kit? Please let the Office of Safety know if your department has a first aid kit(s).  Send an email to: with the department information and location(s) of the kit(s). The mission of the Department of Public Safety is to provide a safe and effective living, learning, and […]
May 2024 Safety Spotlight
Attached below is the May 24 Safety Spotlight. Please be sure to explore our 4 recent additions to our team and how they can help assist you in the blog. Below are some personal tidbits on them, be sure to welcome them to UND. I have also provided an introduction to the rest of the […]
Ergonomics – 4 Steps to Set Up Your Workstation
4 Steps to Set Up Your Workstation Whether you are a new employee or at a new workstation there are four ergonomic points to keep in mind. Follow these easy steps to help set up your computer workstation. Step 1: Chair Push your hips as far back as they can go in the chair. Adjust […]
The Time for Heightened Safety Awareness is NOW
April Safety Awareness Topics: Spring Fever Safety Awareness Warming Weather Hydration Night Work & Sleep Management Defensive Driving Reminders Basic Ergonomic Tips Springtime safety factors include: Change of Season adjustment Distractions are more prevalent. Longer days are generally more fatiguing. We are adjusting our Sleep/Wake cycle and Circadian Rhythms Recreational & Home Projects take up […]
Safety Messages – Just as a Reminder.
Safety Messages – Just as a Reminder. 10 Industrial Workplace Safety Messages Always wear safety goggles when working with hazardous materials. Follow safety procedures at all times when using power tools. Make sure your work area is tidy and free of trip hazards. Watch where you’re walking – don’t run in the workplace! Always use […]

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UND Safety by the Numbers


 students report feeling safe at UND


ranked safest college campus in ND for the 3rd year in a row


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