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University Police

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Eastern’s Department of Public Safety is committed to maintaining a safe campus environment. Police officers and public safety staff take pride in the strong relationship they have fostered with the community. They offer a number of safety-related programs to enhance crime prevention efforts, safety awareness and overall campus security. University Police Officers are State certified and sworn to uphold the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Connecticut. Officers are committed to your safety and to providing a safe environment for everyone that attends or visits our campus. Our services are available 24/7.

University Police Main Number: (860) 465-5310
Emergencies: Dial 911
How to Text 911

Chief of Police / Director of Public Safety
Stephen K. Tavares
Public Safety Building
(860) 465-4521
Administrative Assistant
Melissa Colonese
Public Safety Building
(860) 465-5313
Executive Officer / Interim Deputy Chief
Timothy B. Viens
Public Safety Building
(860) 465-5068
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For weather updates on closings or delays call (860) 465-4444.

Students, Faculty, and Staff may register for emergency notifications by signing up the Eastern Alert System on e-Web.
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