The Office of Safety and Security at Empire State College oversees security operations for the college. The office provides administrative oversight for security operations at the Coordinating Center in Saratoga Springs and collegewide. The office works closely with law enforcement agencies and first responders throughout New York state to ensure a safe, secure learning environment for our students and a conducive work environment for our faculty and staff.
Empire State College's Office of Safety and Security is located in Saratoga Springs. In conjunction with local law enforcement and individual facility management at our various locations, the office works to ensure the safety and security of the college community as a whole. The office is staffed during business hours only, and does not provide 24-hour coverage or a patrol force. The office works cooperatively with law enforcement agencies having jurisdiction at each Empire State College location. All federal, state and local laws apply at Empire State College. Memorandums of understanding have been forged with local law enforcement for the investigation of crimes that may occur at Empire State College. Representatives of the Office of Safety and Security serve an administrative function and do not possess law enforcement authority.