Security and Transportation
The mission of the High Point University Security and Safety/Emergency Management departments is to care for and serve all who enter upon the lands of the University while preserving their property and University assets in a learning environment.

High Point University is safeguarded by a 24/7 professional security force, supplemented by officers with the High Point Police Department, patrolling a well-lit campus with an access-co...

The mission of the High Point University Security and Safety/Emergency Management departments is to care for and serve all who enter upon the lands of the University while preserving their property and University assets in a learning environment.

High Point University is safeguarded by a 24/7 professional security force, supplemented by officers with the High Point Police Department, patrolling a well-lit campus with an access-controlled perimeter. Technological enhancements include our robust access control system, expansive video surveillance system, and CARE points (Campus Assistance & Response to Emergency, i.e., blue light towers). Additional technological security improvements include Automatic Vehicle Identification (AVI) and automatic License Plate Readers at all of our entrances.

Contact Information
Emergency
(336) 841-9111
24/7

Security officers and dispatchers are well-vetted and trained to ensure the campus is served by the best team possible. Dispatchers receive calls for service, evaluate the requests and coordinate the response. Security officers respond, provide assistance, and investigate incidents. Security officers actively patrol campus and investigate furtive behavior.

Security officers maintain continual professional development to ensure the department’s readiness. Examples of annual training include:

  • Effective Communication and Conflict Resolution
  • Customer Service
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Fire Prevention and Response
  • Subject Control and Detention Techniques
  • Traffic Control and Parking Enforcement

Recent initiatives include:

  • Launching LiveSafe, HPU’s safety and security mobile app
  • Equipping officers with body-worn cameras
  • Installing in-car video systems in all patrol vehicles
  • Ongoing video surveillance system additions throughout campus

The Transportation Department operates shuttles 20 hours a day when school is in session. All transportation drivers are certified, and maintain their Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Department of Transportation (DOT) medical cards.

Recent initiatives include:

  • Providing TransLoc, a mobile app that provides members of campus with a real-time map of all the operating shuttles, and provides an arrival ETA for all shuttle stops
  • Partnering with Zipcar to provide students with convenient rental cars
  • Adding three new buses to the Transportation Fleet
  • Installing on-board video surveillance system in all transportation vehicles

Emergencies can take place with little to no warning, and may result in significant damages, injuries, and costs. The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) strives to ensure that High Point University is prepared, equipped and ready to handle any type of emergency or disaster.

In addition to campus emergency management, EHS works with university leadership to ensure all departments and individuals adhere to local, state and federal safety guidelines and regulations.

Recent initiatives and accomplishments include:

Parking is available for all members of campus. Members of campus can park in any available space, provided that it is not specially-designated (reserved, service and delivery, etc.) and that the parking decal is displayed properly.

Parking Permits:

Members of campus are required to display a valid parking permit and should park in the appropriately designated spaces and lots.

Parking permits may be obtained from the Security Service Center at the R.G. Wanek Center or at the main Security office at the North College Administration building (1911 N Centennial St.).

Parking Terms and Conditions:

When you register a vehicle on campus, you agree to abide by the parking terms and conditions. Citations shall be issued for parking and other traffic-related offenses.

The Office of Emergency Preparedness & Safety is dedicated to ensuring that the campus is prepared for all hazards.

Take the first step toward preparedness by clicking the following icons:

 

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Available Apps
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Livesafe
Livesafe Contact Security easily (and anonymously) with LiveSafe. Anonymously share information with Security (text or call). Send pictures or videos along with your tip. Access counseling services and other campus resources. View a live-map of campus shuttles, including ETA to the next stop. Prepare for emergencies with the Emergency Response Guide. Download LiveSafe today in the Apple Store or Google Play Store.
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TransLoc Mobile App
Never miss the bus again! The Transportation Department launched TransLoc in the fall of 2014. Users can track shuttles in real-time, and will receive an alert when the shuttle is close to their stop.
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Zipcar
HPU Partners with zipcar to provide students with convenient rental cars