Campus Security Services

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North Greenville Security Officers serve the Lord Jesus Christ on this campus by serving you – the students, faculty, staff and visitors of North Greenville University. The officers enforce all federal and state laws, including all traffic laws. They are local law enforcement and should be treated accordingly. Enforcement of University and campus rules and regulations is also part of their responsibility.

The Department of Campus Security does not provide Emergency Medical Services or Property Identification/Documentation services.

Office Hours

Campus Security officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year. For emergencies, dial 9-911 from a campus telephone or 911 from any other telephone. For non-emergencies, use the LiveSafe mobile app to contact Campus Security.

The office is open Monday through Thursday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Officers are in the office at times during the day and night and on patrol at other times.

If there is an emergency, dial 911. All other non-emergent calls can be placed through the LiveSafe app.

Emergency Medical Problems

North Greenville University is staffed with emergency medical personnel and does operate a medical clinic. If a medical emergency arises, Dial 9-911 from a campus telephone or 911 from any other telephone.

Services Offered

  • Identification Cards

    Student Identification Cards are issued by Student Life. Every student is required to have their personal NGU Identification Card on their immediate person at all times. Campus Security has the authority to request that a student produce their Student Identification Card at any time.

  • Safety Escorts

    Campus Security provides safety escorts to students, faculty, staff and visitors. This service is offered mostly at night. Anyone needing to go from their vehicle to the dorm, from a building to their dorm or from their office or class to their vehicle can call Campus Security and they will be safely escorted to their destination. If you are coming onto campus in your car and would like to have a safety escort, then:

    1. Contact Campus Security using the LiveSafe mobile app WHEN you get to your parking spot, request a safety escort, with your location and destination.
    2. Keep vehicle running.
    3. Keep lights on so that Campus Security can identify which car is yours.
    4. When Campus Security gets to where you are parked, turn off your lights, turn off your car, and follow the instructions of the officer.
  • Medical Escorts

    Campus Security will transport people who have a medical need from the clinic to their dorm or from their dorm to the clinic. Campus Security will also transport people to other destinations around campus with approval of their medical need.

  • Report a Crime or Accident

    Campus Security has the same authority as a deputy sheriff to take reports, investigate, and make arrests. Campus Security will take incident reports of problems, crimes, and accidents. They will investigate the incident and respond with the appropriate measures.

  • Unlock Request

    If you lock your keys in your dorm room, you can call Campus Security and they will come and unlock the door to your room. You will be required to show your student ID card. Your name will be given to Student Life. Do not leave the door to your room unlocked as this is unsafe. If you have lost your key, please contact Student Life so that they can replace it.

  • Campus Emergency Notification Systems

    Campus Security has several different alert systems in place to notify students, faculty, staff, and visitors to different conditions that possibly are effecting the normal daily operations of the campus and campus life. The systems are: the campus-wide sirens, the NGU alert system, and the NGU web page. For further information, see the Campus Safety Plan.

  • Property Identification and Documentation

    Campus Security has forms that will help you to inventory your personal possessions. North Greenville Security Officers will give instructions on completing the inventory form, taking pictures, and marking property. Also, NGU Security can offer other options to help secure your personal property.

  • Fire Monitoring Systems

    All buildings are equipped with fire monitoring Systems. Campus Security responds to every alarm to insure the safety of every individual. They investigate the cause of the alarm and verify the safety of the building before approving it for re-occupancy.

Other Resources

The Department of Campus Security issues and maintains all parking permits: all permanent, temporary, and medical permits. Parking permits are mandatory for all vehicles of students, faculty, and staff. This includes short term or temporary vehicles. Campus Security enforces all parking regulations. (See the Parking Regulations for a description of all regulations.) Parking permits are coded for the residence of the owner of the vehicle. The permit’s code will determine where you are allowed to park. If you are not in a parking space for your permit code, you will be ticketed.

All parking tickets are issued by officers of Campus Security. All appeals are to be made to Campus Security within 14 days of the issuance of the ticket Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

All appeals are to be made to Campus Security within 14 days of the issuance of the ticket Monday through Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

The office hours for purchasing permits are:

  • Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  1. Locked Car Assistance. Campus Security will not attempt to unlock a locked car. However, we can provide you with the contact details of a local locksmith who can assist.
  2. Out of Gas. If your vehicle runs out of gas, Campus Security can supply you with an empty gas can upon request. To receive one, please provide your name, residence, and student ID for verification purposes.
  3. Dead Battery Support. Should you experience a dead battery, Campus Security can assist with jump-starting your vehicle if the battery is capable of retaining a charge. If required, contact Campus Security with the exact parking location of your vehicle and ensure that the hood is raised for easy identification. Please note that any potential damage caused to the vehicle during the jump-start process is not the responsibility of Campus Security or North Greenville University.

Campus Security enforces state traffic laws, including speed limit and signage laws. Our officers are highly trained in directing both everyday and special event traffic, ensuring smooth operations and seamless parking experiences.

As part of our commitment to convenience, we reserve designated parking spaces for special guests, prioritizing their needs. Our overarching goal is to strike a balance between enhancing driver and pedestrian safety and optimizing traffic flow. With our expertise in traffic management and parking services, we strive to create a secure and efficient transportation environment on campus.

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