Hawai’i Pacific University Security and Safety Department

Safety Tips and Campus Security Escorts

Help prevent crime on campus, please take the time to read below for your personal safety.  If you are aware of any criminal or illegal activity at Hawai’i Pacific University, please notify security at 236-3515 (Hawai’i Loa) or 753-7304 (Downtown).  Employees of the University are required to report criminal activity to the Hawai’i Pacific University Security and Safety Department.

  • Be aware of your surroundings and trust your instincts.

  • Sign up for emergency alerts at: getrave.com/login/hpu.

  • Keep Campus Security’s emergency phone number (236-3515) Hawai’i Loa and (753-7304) Windward on your cellular phone.
    Campus Security is on patrol and radio dispatched 24/7 at the Hawai’i Loa Campus.
    Campus Security is on patrol from 6:00 am – 10:00 pm, Monday thru Friday; 6:30 am – 5:30 pm, Saturday and 7:30 am – 7:30 pm, Sunday.

  • If possible avoid walking alone after dark or in high crime areas around the city.  If you do find yourself alone on campus at night and need to move about the campus

      * Call Campus Escort Service: Hawai’i Loa (236-3515) or Downtown (753-7304) 
         Click here for information on HPU Campus Security Escorts

      * Walk with a friend or a group.

  • Walk on well lighted routes.   Refrain from taking short cuts:  Always walk where there is plenty of light and traffic.
  • When possible let someone you know and trust aware of your return time and route.

  • Lock your doors and windows day and night.  Do not lend your keys, university access cards or passwords  to anybody.  Do not prop open locked doors.

  • Do not accept drinks (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) from strangers.  Alcohol is the #1 Date-Rape “Drug”!

  • Do not leave your backpack or personal belongings unattended.  Always secure valuable items such as laptops, cellular phones, tablets, cameras when not in use.

  • Personal information such as social security number, date of birth, mother’s maiden name, credit card numbers and bank PIN code should be kept in a secure place. Never give your personal information in response to an unsolicited phone call or email.

  • Use caution when posting personal information on Facebook and other social media sites.  Go to www.idtheftcenter.org for information.

  • If you see anything suspicious or unusual, notify Campus Security immediately.  Do not physically engage suspect (s) in criminal or unusual activity.  Keep at a safe distance, note suspect’s description, and seek assistance as soon as possible.

  • If you are a person with a disability and have been a victim of a crime, let campus security or emergency responders know so they can best assist you.
Click here for information on HPU Campus Security Escort Services.