Important Phone Numbers

Campus Emergency
Escort Service
Public Safety non-emergency Business

About Public Safety


The Office of Public Safety is located at 610 Huntington Avenue. The department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. You may reach the office to report suspicious activity or concerns utilizing the emergency phone number 617-989-4444 or by the Blue Light Emergency Call Boxes located across the campus. Business related matter inquiries can be addressed by contacting 617-989-4400.


The Public Safety Department is committed to the philosophy of Community Oriented Policing and works closely with other campus departments, as well as off-campus law enforcement agencies, to resolve issues affecting public safety. The Department provides a full range of police services to the college community 24 hours a day year round. Campus patrols are conducted by certified sworn Massachusetts Special State Police Officers who are also Suffolk County Deputy Sheriffs. Patrols are conducted on foot, mountain bike, and cruiser. In addition to its law enforcement role, the Police Department maintains the college's Safety Escort Program, patrols of the academic and residential campuses, information sessions for orientations, open house, and accepted student days. All WIT Patrol Personnel are required to be trained and licensed as basic Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT).

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