Office of Public Safety
The Office of Public Safety is a student oriented program which
is located on the east side of campus on US 40 and the east-side of
the Circle K Service and Convenience Center.
Campus crime and security awareness
Campus crime statistics are available on request in the Office
of Public Safety. Any injury or offense of a criminal nature
experienced by a student must be reported to the Office of Public
Safety. Injuries and criminal offenses experienced at officially
sanctioned Rose-Hulman events and/or Fraternity locations on or off
campus must also be reported. Data on crime statistics are
published on an annual basis.
Good citizens like you make Rose-Hulman the "warm and fuzzy"
place that it is. Do us a favor and encourage your friends to be
good neighbors by reporting anything malicious in nature or
questionable criminal acts immediately to the Office of Public
- TO REPORT AN INCIDENT ON CAMPUS - CALL ext.
- TO REPORT AN INCIDENT OFF CAMPUS - CALL 911
- IF YOU REPORT AN INCIDENT TO LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT,
PLEASE REPORT THE SAME TO THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY!
Students first campus escort services
Students First Escort Service is an Office of Public Safety
function provided by our students and Public Safety Officers for
faculty, staff, students, and campus guests. If at anytime you feel
the need to be escorted to and from a building or your vehicle....
CALL ext. 8590.
For your life safety
Please familiarize yourself with Fire Extinguisher locations,
Emergency Exit Signage and all other Fire Protection Equipment
placed in our buildings for your use in a life threatening
emergency! Please report tampering and other malicious acts
directed at this equipment immediately by calling ext. 8590.
Obey Fire Alarm Activation And Fire Drills! Never Use
Elevators During A Fire!
Our complimentary parking program!
YOU ARE IMPORTANT TO US! Rose-Hulman continues to make
every effort to curb cost for one of our most valuable assets,
"You" the student. Because of this philosophy, virtually any
parking need you may have will be provided for by Rose-Hulman. As
long as you are a good citizen complying with our parking
regulations, you will never have to spend a penny!
Simple Parking Tips
- All vehicles must be registered immediately upon campus arrival
with Public Safety.
- Never park anywhere other than your assigned parking area!
Please reference the campus parking map for specific lot
- Student parking spaces are painted yellow.
Faculty-Staff parking spaces are painted white. On
conclusion of daily business hours a student may park in a
Faculty-Staff space after 5 p.m., however, he or she must vacate
before 7 a.m. the following morning. On weekends, a student may
park in a Faculty-Staff space after 5 p.m. Friday and vacate before
7 a.m. Monday. All other regulations must be complied with during
the exceptional hours.
- Tow Zones and tow policy are strictly enforced at the
- Never park in a Handicapped, Reserved, or Reserved for Visitor
- If it isn't painted as a space or if it's obliterated (striped
out), DO NOT PARK THERE!
- Never park by ANY building or entrance.
- Parking in restricted areas is prohibited around all residence
- Students are restricted to one operable vehicle. Trailers,
abandoned and stored or additional vehicles will be towed.
- Special health conditions that warrant temporary privileged
parking consideration must be submitted in writing by the campus
Health Services Office to the Office of Public Safety for
arrangement and approval prior to being initiated by a vehicle
- Student Health Service Transportation is also available for
emergency health reasons when coordinated with Health Services
Office and the Office of Public Safety.
For more information on campus parking regulations please visit
the Office of
Public Safety's website.
Motor vehicle assistance
Free assistance is available 24 hours per day with virtually any
motor vehicle problem. If you need assistance with a flat tire,
retrieving keys from your vehicle, or jump starting your vehicle,
contact the Office of Public Safety. We can also lend you a
lug wrench, battery charger, gasoline container, booster jumper
cables, and we can provide you safe emergency transportation. For
professional service call ext. 8590!
Firearms must be registered with and stored in the Office of
Public Safety. Firearms must be in a soft case and a background
check from the owner's hometown police department must be obtained
by the owner prior to storage of any firearm(s) with Public Safety.
Firearms may be checked into the Office of Public Safety at any
time, however, check-out will only be permitted between the hours
of 5 a.m. and 8 p.m. unless express permission has been obtained
from the Dean of Students. The Office of Public Safety reserves the
right to refuse the release of a firearm to anyone deemed
questionable to handle a firearm in a safe manner.
Moench Hall, Olin Hall, Olin Advanced Learning Center and the
Mildred & Frederick Crapo Hall are open during the following
hours for classes, studying, meetings, etc.:
Monday through Friday: 7:00
a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00
Rooms in these buildings may be reserved for club meetings,
etc., by contacting the Registrar's Office and reserving a room for
a specific time.
To remain in the buildings past these hours, see a member of the
Faculty or the Office of Student Affairs. They can provide you with
a special "admission" pass for the hours desired.