Roles and Responsibilities

Responsibility for Safety

Supervisors are responsible for the health and safety of individuals who work under their direction or supervision. Each individual employee is responsible for complying with all University and departmental safety policies and procedures.

Office of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS)

The EHS provides leadership, technical support, information, training, consultation, and periodic audits of environmental, health and safety practices and regulatory compliance. The EHS website ( is a great resource for safety information.

262 Alexander Street, Princeton, NJ 08540


Department of Public Safety (DPS)

The DPS is the primary department at the University charged with creating a safe and secure environment.

200 Elm Street, Princeton, NJ 08540

Emergencies – Dial 911 from any campus phone or Dial 609-258-3333 from your cell phone. As a best practice, we recommend you add 609-258-3333 to your cell phone contact list.

Non-Emergencies – Dial 8-1000 from and campus phone or dial 609-258-1000 from your cell phone.