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University Police Department (UPD)

Emergency resources

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The primary emergency notification tool used to send emergency information to the entire campus community

716-673-3333 for on-campus emergencies

Calling University Police for on-campus emergencies provides a faster response time than calling 911!

RAVE Guardian

App turns your mobile phone into a portable blue light phone

accred patchThe University Police Department is fully accredited by the New York State Law Enforcement Accreditation Agency. UPD officers are fully trained and authorized to enforce all state and local laws.

UPD officers are always on duty and on patrol across campus, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Our mission is to provide leadership and commitment to the community, to enforce the law with fairness, dedication and integrity, and strive to maintain a safe and secure community for everyone.


Calling UPD is the fastest way to get police, fire, or  medical first responders to your campus location. It is much faster than 911. 

Tip: Enter the University Police Department’s full number, 716-673-3333, as a contact in your cellphone, and then make University Police a  “favorite” or a “speed dial” number on your phone for immediate access to help in a stressful situation.

Emergency text, email and voice message alert system is the primary tool within the mass communication system used on campus during an emergency. Students can add their parents contact information to receive messages.

RAVE Guardian 
The RAVE Guardian app turns your mobile phone into a portable blue light and gives you a direct connection with University Police while you're walking on or off campus.

Blue Lights emergency phones
There are 29 blue light phones across campus along with emergency call boxes located at the entrance of every residence hall.

Emergency Preparedness Procedures 
The campus has a full team prepared to deal with a variety of emergency situations

Students of Concern team 
Serves as a resource to the campus community and is designed for early intervention regarding behavioral issues to help support the health, safety, and success of students;

Automatic External Defribillators (AEDs)
AEDs are located in every building on campus. Fredonia currently has 110 AED units available for use. AEDs are located in the main lobby of each building as well as several other key locations.

Silent witness program
An anonymous reporting system

Reporting of sexual assaults on campus 
A secure online form to report a sexual assault

Parking regulations 
Understand the rules for driving and parking on campus

Parking registration
Register your vehicle(s)

Pay a parking ticket
Submit payment for a parking ticket received on campus

Parking ticket appeal form
You can appeal a parking ticket by filling out the form

Towing Fees 
Process your towing fee online. After entering your personal information, print out the receipt and turn it into UPD office on the second floor of Gregory Hall for services to be rendered.

Bicycle registration
Our bicycle registration option for students, faculty and staff is free of charge. This information will be used to assist in the recovery of a bicycle in the event it is lost or stolen.