About Us

Public Safety is Moving

On Wednesday, March 27th, the Public Safety business office in the University Services building will close.

Public Safety patrol will remain active and available through our move. Please call Public Safety at 206.296.5990.

On Monday, April 1, the DPS office will re-open in their new space in the 1313 Columbia Building (CLMB), room 002.


The Department of Public Safety and Transportation promotes and maintains a safe environment for university community members, and proactively stewards parking & transportation needs across campus.

Staff and Operating Hours

The Public Safety Department is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Our staff consists of 24 uniformed campus public safety officers, 4 communication dispatchers, 1 administrative assistant, 1 transportation supervisor, 5 administrative staff. Approximately 60 part-time public safety students work in all areas of the department providing support services to the campus community.