As a fully accredited law enforcement agency, the FSU Police Department (FSUPD) has many helpful resources and services should you need assistance. SAFE Connection is available when students need a free safe escort on or around campus. The emergency Blue Light Trail consists of over 300 strategically placed light poles equipped with emergency speakerphones and strobe lights. If you ever feel uncomfortable while on campus or need assistance, just push the emergency button to be connected with the FSUPD. You may call the Florida State University Police Department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year at 850.644.1234 or from on–campus phones by dialing 4.1234.
Clery Act/Seminole Safety Guide: Provides crime facts and safety information about the University community.
FDLE’s Sexual Predator and Sexual Offender Registry — https://offender.fdle.state.fl.us/
The Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities is a unit of the Dean of Students Department in the Division of Student Affairs. The office is responsible for educating students about their rights and responsibilities as members of the Florida State University community, implementing the Student Conduct Code, and holding student accountable through education conversations and programs, if needed.
The Victim Advocate Program provides advocacy to victims of on or off–campus crime 24–hours a day. An advocate is always on call to respond to the needs of any victimized student or University guest. Services offered include emotional support, instructor notification, referrals, educational programming, and more.
If you need an advocate M–F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. call 850.644.7161. If you need an advocate during any other time, call 850.644.1234 and ask to be connected to the on–call advocate.
The City of Tallahassee and Florida State University are proactive partners in the mission to keep our community safe. Learn about the Tallahassee Police Department, Fire Department, local crime statistics, and other emergency services and plans via the City of Tallahassee’s public safety website (see Tallahassee Public Safety).
University Housing uses professional student affairs staff members, graduate paraprofessionals, trained resident assistants, night staff, and the adopt–a–cop program to promote safe and comfortable living environments for Florida State Unviersity students. Visit the University Housing Department website to learn more about the security features and programs which keep residents of on–campus housing safe.