About GGU: Campus Safety and Security

Golden Gate University has a number of measures in place to assure the safety of faculty, staff, students and guests in the event of an emergency.


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Golden Gate University provides a safe educational environment through the promotion of personal safety, and the deterrence of crime. Department personnel enforce university regulations and coordinate contact with other law enforcement agencies to maintain the quality of safety on campus.


San Francisco Campus

A security officer can always be reached by dialing 0 while on campus. A 24-hour escort service to nearby transit is available to anyone who feels unsafe leaving campus. Safety and security personnel encourage everyone on campus to call if assistance is needed, no matter what the circumstance.

Annual security Report

Street Smarts - Annual Security Report, September 2014: View the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act



Depending on the particular circumstances of the crime, especially in all situations that could pose an immediate threat to the community and individuals, the Business Services and Facilities Department will issue a campus-wide "timely warning." The warning will be issued through the university alert system to students, faculty, and staff.




From San Francisco campus, dial "0" to report the situation:
From other locations, dial 911:


Basic Protocols

  • Remain calm
  • Use common sense
  • Know the GGU emergency procedures
  • Don't put yourself or others in peril
  • Be decisive
  • Call for help
  • Communicate
  • Gather the facts