711 Serra St. Stanford, CA 94305

Welcome to Stanford's Department of Public Safety

Update on the Stanford Perimeter Trail

The university began construction of the new Stanford Perimeter Trail in May to improve trails and paths for bicyclists and pedestrians, and parking for vehicles.

Over the coming months, the campus community and the public should anticipate construction-related closures and changes.

Eastbound traffic on Stanford Avenue will close between Junipero Serra Boulevard and Raimundo Way starting Monday, June 15. Visit the Parking & Transportation website for additional information.

Burglary 06/11/2015 2:06am

On 06/11/2015 at 2:06am, an unknown suspect(s) entered three unlocked and unoccupied rooms at the Ujamaa Dorm located in Lagunita Court on Santa Teresa Street. Various reports of personal property were taken. Please remember to be vigilant, lock your doors, and report any suspicious activity immediately.

Posted 06/11/2015


The Department of Public Safety is located at 711 Serra St., Stanford, CA 94305. You can find us on the corner of Campus Drive and Serra Street, in the Police and Fire building. We are across the street from the Valero gas station on campus. The main office is open Monday-Friday (excluding holidays) from 8am-5pm; however, officers are on duty 24 hours/day, every day of the year.

Our phone number is (650)723-9633. In an emergency, please dial 911.

The Department of Public Safety exists to provide a safe, secure atmosphere that is conducive to freedom of expression and movement for people and their property at Stanford University within the constraints of federal, state and local laws and ordinances.

The members of the Stanford Department of Public Safety are committed to providing high quality, public safety services with a strong emphasis on customer service. To accomplish this goal, we pledge to honor the spirit and letter of the laws we are charged to uphold; we strive to enhance our professional skills and knowledge; and we dedicate our full attention to our duties in order to earn and maintain the public's trust. The hallmarks of our service will be a dedication to the principles of honesty, integrity, fairness, courage and courtesy. We are committed to upholding these values. Let us know how we can best serve you.

Photo:Chief Laura Wilson with Deputy Adam Cullen and Red.
Chief Laura Wilson with Deputy Adam Cullen and Red.