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Safety & Security

The safety and security of our students is our top priority. The Thomas Jefferson Security Department and the Philadelphia Police Department are very visible around campus monitoring for any possible issues.

Within the residence halls, there are several safety and security measures in place which include:

  • Smoke detectors, fire alarms, sprinkler systems and other fire safety equipment
  • Secuirty cameras in critical areas that are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Swipe card access at the main lobby entrances
  • 24-hour front desk coverage, staffed with professional, experienced workers
  • Residence Life staff members who are on-call 24/7 to address any emergencies or issues
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Outside of the residence halls, the following features are available just outside of the buildings and around campus:

Emergency call boxes located outside of each of the residences and can be identified by a blue light above the phone. These phones can be found very close to the residence halls at the following locations:

  • 11th & Walnut Streets / SW corner of the Martin Building
  • 10th & Walnut Streets / SW corner of the Barringer Building
  • Lubert Plaza / SW corner of Orlowitz Building

For a complete list of emergency call boxes on campus, please refer to the Thomas Jefferson Security Department website.

In addition to the call boxes around campus, Security also offers walking escorts around campus if you feel uncomforable or not safe. Please refer to Thomas Jefferson Campus Security for more safety tips and information regarding campus security.

 

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TJU Security:
(215) 955-8888

From a campus phone, dial 888 for emergencies




Click on the picture below to learn more about using a fire extinguisher.

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Click on the picture below to learn more about TJU's Emergency Preparedness plans.

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