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Our Mission

The Department of Public Safety exists to serve and protect the physical and human assets of the University of South Carolina Upstate by promoting and maintaining a safe, secure and healthy campus environment. This is realized through engaged community-oriented policing, effective fire prevention and inspection, service-oriented Fleet Management operations, efficient Parking Services and a professionally run Office of Risk Management. Our mission significantly contributes to and supports an environment where staff, students and faculty may flourish in the pursuit of academic excellence.

Our Services   Important Information for Students 
    Fire and Crime Log
    The Department of Public Safety maintains a fire and crime log at the front counter of the Police Department. The purpose of the fire and crime log is to record all incidents of fires in student housing facilities, criminal incidents, and alleged criminal incidents that are reported to University Police. This log is available for public viewing during normal business hours at the Department of Public Safety located at 219 North Campus Blvd., Spartanburg, SC 29303.


    Report a Crime Now
    Emergency Call Boxes
    Shots Fired: Instructional Videos (network login required)
    "I Didn't Know It Was Rape" Video
    Campus Beat Newsletter: Spring 2014
    Campus Security Authority (CSA) Training Video (network login required)

    Information and Policies

    Clery Report: Campus Security Policies, Statistics, & Fire Safety
    Search for Sex Offenders in your area:
    SC Registered Sex Offenders List
    Vehicle Immobilization Policy
    Related Links

    Public Safety Organizational Chart
    UPD Strategic Plan
    2015 Annual Report

    Contact Us

    USC Upstate
    Department of Public Safety
    800 University Way
    Spartanburg, SC 29303
    Fax: 864-503-5873

    Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    Faculty/Staff Directory

    Locked out?
    Have a dead battery?

    Text: 864-357-3008 or
    Email: universitypolice@uscupstate.edu