Emergency Information Website

Active Threat on Campus - Fall Semester Offerings

Active Threat Training for Faculty, Staff & Students For the Fall Semester this training will be conducted monthly on the dates, times and locations listed below: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017 - 3:00p-4:30p - STC 145 Monday, October 9th, 2017 - 1:00p-2:30p - STC 237 Tuesday, November 14th, 2017 - 9:30a-11:00a - STC 237 Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 - 9:30a-11:00a - STC 337 This program will also be offered monthly throughout the Spring Semester as well. *Other offerings can also be scheduled and requested as needed


Public Safety Alert - Robbery 47th Street and Woodland Avenue

Dear USciences Community, The Department of Public Safety and the Philadelphia Police Department are investigating an arrmed robbery that occurred on August 28, 2017 at around 12:30 AM. The incident occurred in the area of 47th Street and Woodland Avenue. The victims described the actor as a black male, thin build, wearing dark clothing and a dark mask. The assailant has not yet been apprehended. The Department of Public Safety would like to remind everyone to be aware of their surroundings and take advantage of the various resources that the University and our Public Safety partners offer. Walking Escorts and...


THIS IS A DRILL. Please remain in place if you are in lockdown and barricaded. This is our de-escalation procedure. A public safety officer, public safety management or Philadelphia Police Officers will announce their presence and produce their identification. At this time, in a real emergency, you would be released from your area and would be expected to move to the rally point. Also, in a real emergency of this nature, please follow ALL directions given by law enforcement officers. THIS IS A DRILL.



USciences Public Safety Message

Dear USciences Community, The Department of Public Safety was recently made aware of an attempted robbery on April 12th near 42nd Street and Spruce Street. The victim, a UPenn student, was walking east along Spruce Street when the incident occurred. Please be reminded that for ALL emergencies Dial 911 first. Be prepared to give your name, location, and nature of your emergency. Please REMEMBER TO KEEP THE LINE OPEN. Do NOT hang up. The USciences Public Safety emergency number is 215-596-7000. Please monitor the following information sharing sources for your situational awareness: USciences Dept. of Public Safety Blackboard Page under...