Public Safety and Security

The safety of students, faculty, and staff is among our highest priorities. You’ll find our campus to be clean, safe, and pleasant year round. Our public safety personnel are friendly, approachable, and diligent in protecting our biggest asset—the Rivier community at large.

Our Department of Public Safety and Security provides you with everything you need to live, work, and study at Rivier. Personnel can be found regularly conducting foot, bicycle, and vehicle patrols of the main campus and throughout University property. You’ll find our officers visible and reachable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, on a year-round basis.

One Team, Here for You

Services provided by Public Safety include assistance with room lockouts, lost property, incident reporting, medical assistance, motor vehicle assistance, escort service, and campus security and crime prevention.

As a member of the Rivier community, you will find a welcoming team of Public Safety personnel who work hard to get to know you and are ready to help you any time of the day. Department personnel have a range of education, training, and experience in law enforcement. All are dedicated to maintaining the campus as a safe and pleasant place for you to live and learn.

Security and Fire Safety Report | 2021-22

Read statistics and policies in our Annual Security and Fire Safety report.

Emergency Notification System

Rivier University has implemented an emergency notification system, powered by Everbridge (National Notification Network). The system allows the University to send emergency notification messages to all registered faculty, staff, and students during a crisis, emergency, or weather closure.  Messages will be sent to all students, faculty, and staff registered with the Everbridge emergency notification system

Campus Call Boxes

You will find call boxes placed conveniently throughout campus. You can use these boxes to reach Public Safety at any time.

  • Athletics Pavilion – Upper Field
  • Benoit Education Center – Lower Outside Door
  • Brassard Hall – Main Entrance
  • Dion Center – Clement St. Entrance
  • Early Childhood Center Playground
  • Guild Hall – Main Entrance
  • Learning Commons – Parking Lot/Garage
  • Madeleine Hall – Carport Side
  • Memorial Hall Rear Door
  • Mendel Hall – Clement St. Entrance
  • Muldoon Health & Fitness Center
  • Orchard Avenue Property
  • Presentation Hall – Main Entrance
  • Regina Library – Main Entrance
  • Sylvia Trottier Hall Front and Rear Doors
  • Trinity Hall – Main Entrance


Find Us Fast

You’ll find us easy to reach and easy to talk to. The members of our Public Safety team are here to serve you.

See Something, Say Something

If you have information about an incident, crime, or suspicious activity and would like to submit it anonymously you can do so with confidence.


Department of Public Safety and Security