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The Campus Safety Office is responsible, but not limited to:
The Office is also responsible for dispatching the Officers on all calls that come in on Hope College's 911 emergency phone line.
The Information Center, located in the Campus Safety building, is the primary contact for the entire campus. The Information Center is responsible for answering the main Hope College phone line, monitoring all fire and security alarms, handling emergency calls, programming access cards, selling parking permits, and being the control center for any emergency situation which may arise.
The Information Center employs full and part time staff and several student employees during the academic year to assist with the various functions of the department.
The Information Center receives many calls with questions regarding events occurring on campus. If your department or group are having an event, the Information Center should be made aware by making your reservation through the Events and Conferences office.
The Information Center is open
The Department of Campus Safety is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. There are normally two officers on duty at all times. Campus Safety Officers have either campus police/security experience or a law enforcment background. The Hope College Campus Safety Department coordinates efforts with the Holland Department of Public Safety on criminal investigations that have occurred on campus as well as other issues that involve the safety of the campus community or property of Hope College. Campus Safety also works with the College Judicial System when incidents involve students both on and off campus. Officers respond to a variety of emergency and service orientated calls such as medical emergencies, fire and intrusion alarms, escorts, lockouts, motorist assists, and numerous types of other calls. Campus Safety is responsible for building security and enforcing the parking regulations set forth by the College.
Our student officers and assistants are an integral part of our department. Currently 30 students assist our staff in providing off-campus transportation, monitoring parking lot safety, answering phone calls and facilitating a variety of requests.
The Department of Campus Safety hires students each year to fill many important jobs. Check with JobStop or Student Employment located in Human Resources.