Palm Beach Atlantic University

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Campus Safety

At Palm Beach Atlantic University, we are committed to campus safety. We have a safety and security office located right on campus. Our state-certified officers patrol campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week.



Safety Tips

To help ensure your safety, PBA offers the following:

  • Keep your doors locked
  • Don’t open your door to strangers
  • Report strangers and suspicious behavior
  • Don’t prop open exterior doors
  • Avoid poorly lit, secluded areas
  • Don't travel alone
  • Stay alert
  • Convey confidence through your body language
  • Be aware of your surroundings


Patrol & Escort Services


          No matter where you are on campus, an officer can escort you safely to your car or residence hall, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our 15 campus safety officers patrol the PBA campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week, via marked vehicle, bicycle and on foot. All of our campus safety officers are in immediate contact with a dispatcher or patrol supervisor via two-way radio, and have the ability via radio-phone to contact emergency services. 
Each campus safety officer is certified by the State of Florida, Department of State, and receives rigorous in-service training. Campus safety officers respond to all incidents on campus, and have been trained to handle all incidents in a prompt and efficient manner. 

Twenty-two emergency telephone call boxes are located throughout campus, including main entrances to residence halls. These call boxes may be used for on-campus calls and emergency calls to 911. The red Emergency Assistance button will contact 9-911, West Palm Beach Police, and is for extreme emergencies only.

Contact Us: If you have questions, comments or concerns, please feel free to contact us at (561) 803-2500. Our office is located at the northeast corner of Borbe Hall. 



Learn More

901 S. Flagler Drive
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
888-GO-TO-PBA 888-468-6722