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Campus Safety Services


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Our Mission Statement

Developing a safe and secure environment in this academic institution is the responsibility of the entire community. The primary responsibility for the protection of persons and property within the McMaster community is assigned to the Security Services Department.

Methods and approaches to assist in achieving a safe and secure environment are developed through prevention programs and law enforcement in concert with the community.

The department exists for one main purpose and that is to support the goals of the higher education community. It exists to assist those who seek and those who impart knowledge, as well as those who provide support to the mission of the institution. The Security Services Department endeavours to preserve and maintain an environment where diverse social, cultural and academic values are allowed to develop and prosper.

All members of the Department are expected to actively participate in the achievement of our goals and in the services of the University. It is only through the collective efforts of the community that the mission will be accomplished.

Our Priorities

Our three Priorities:

  1. Preventing Violence and Violence Against Women on Campus and from Sexual Violence
  1. Providing Mental Health and wellness support to our students, faculty and staff
  1. Addressing drug and alcohol use and abuse

What's New

  • McMaster Security Services and MSU Bike Auction/Lost &Found Sale Monday September 18,2023  10am-2pmEast side of the  MUSC (Student Center) CASH ONLY
  • COVID 19 Update – New and replacement cards will now be available by email only. If you require a card or have another inquiry in regards to card and/ or door access, please email Further information available here.
  • COVID 19 Update – Lost and Found Services have been suspended until further notice.
  • Update – Parking Services has moved to T32 Room 106.
  • McMaster Security Services has launched a new mobile app that provides both important safety alerts and access to campus safety resources.
  • The Provost’s message on Preventing and Responding to Sexual Violence
  • McMaster University Safety App is now available