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Along with traditional law-enforcement functions, the Worcester State University Police Department provides other valuable services to the WSU community, including:
The Rave Guardian app is one of the best ways to not only improve your personal safety on the Worcester State University campus, but also that of your fellow guardians within your own private safety network. This app also can put you in direct contact with University Police in an emergency.
Download Rave Guardian today or search for it at the Apple App Store or Google Play.
Please note: This app is separate from the WSU alert software used to notify the campus community of incidents such as inclement weather closings or delays.
Our Operation Identification program is designed to help you protect your mobile computing devices—laptops, tablets, and cell phones, for example—while on campus. Not only are these devices at risk of being stolen if left unattended, their disappearance can lead to identity theft. Consider this statistic:
Step 1: Our department will engrave your device with an identifying number.Step 2: Register your device. If you are a new student, this service is available before you start classes.
In the event that a device is stolen, immediately report the theft to University Police.
While on average someone’s identity is stolen every 3 seconds, many of WSU’s undergraduate students are in an age group that is even more vulnerable to identity theft.
If you are a victim of identity theft or fraud, please contact University Police to file a report. Additional steps should be made to prevent further damage or victimization. If your credit cards or bank accounts have been compromised, immediately notify your financial institutions.
Students and employees who become victims of identity theft are encouraged to notify at least one of the three major credit reporting agencies of the incident. This will help protect your credit.
University Police issue keys only for the lower campus buildings, off-campus properties, academic offices, facilities, and the Student Center. All residence hall keys are issued and maintained by the Residence Life and Housing staff. The following is the WSU key issuance and return policy:
University Police activates and deactivates building access programmed to a person's WSU OneCard. Below is the WSU policy for requesting building access be added or removed from a OneCard:
University Police maintains the campus' lost and found property. We encourage students, employees, and guests to call or visit our office if an item has been lost or found on campus.
Police supports the work of other WSU offices to conduct educational programs on sexual assault prevention, alcohol and substance abuse, and general issues of personal safety during orientation for first-year students and at other times during the academic year.
University Police offers trainings for the RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) system. RAD is not a martial arts course; it’s a realistic program that teaches both the mental and physical aspects of self-defense. Individuals with RAD training gain confidence in their own self-protection. Contact University Police for more information.
CONTACT US University PoliceWasylean Hall 1st FloorSuite 102D508-929-8911