Welcome to the Campus Public Safety webpage, our mission is to provide a safe and secure environment for our students, visitors, faculty and staff.  Our desire is to reduce or eliminate crime and safety hazards on campus. We do this by partnering with you in upholding all university campus rules, regulations and all applicable laws and ordinances. This partnership allows for a safe and secure atmosphere where students and employees are able to pursue their life’s goals.

The Campus Public Safety Department offers the following services: vehicle registration, parking permits, safety escorts, safety equipment monitoring, bicycle registration, valuable registration, lost and found, crime reporting, parking and traffic enforcement, safety and security patrols, main switchboard operator and various other services. We work closely with local law enforcement and fire authority to ensure we have a safe and secure campus.

Campus Public Safety, 714-966-6799
Paul Turgeon, Director of Campus Public Safety, Ext. 6161

VU’s Annual Security Report




Services Available through Campus Public Safety

Bicycle Registration Lost and Found
Cooperation with Local Police Parking Permits
Crime Reporting Parking & Traffic Enforcement
Door Lock/Unlock Services Safety and Security Patrol
Safety Escorts Safety Equipment Monitoring

Important Forms

General Accident Incident Report Valuable/Electronic 
Vehicle Registration Parking Citation Petition or  Pay Parking Citation
Property Damage Report Online Form Student Referral Contact Form

Emergency Preparedness-Disaster Plan

Emergency Contact Numbers

Emergency Procedures

Aggressive Persons Bomb or Bomb Threat
Bomb Threat Checklist Building Marshal Program
Campus Evacuation Zones Closing of Campus
Disaster Declaration Earthquake
Fire Harassment
Hazardous Materials Incident Medical Emergencies
Natural Disasters Flu Pandemic and Ebola
Tsunami Utility Failure
Violence on Campus (Active Shooter)  Student Care (Students in Crisis)

Emergency Preparedness Training (NIMS)

NIMS IS-100 Higher Education NIMS IS-200
NIMS IS-700 Emergency Management Institute

Emergency Preparedness Links

City of Costa Mesa Orange County
California Department of Public Health Cal. EMA
FEMA Ready America
US Department of Education Homeland Security
American Red Cross Orange County Health Agency
Ready OC Center for Disease Control (CDC)