Faculty and staff residing in University housing may request a security assessment by trained SUDPS crime prevention staff. Stanford building managers may also request an assessment of their facilities.
The assessment will include a review of areas such as doors, locks, windows, and the general perimeter.
If you are going to be away from your home for a period of time and wish the Department of Public Safety to check your home periodically, complete the following form and return it to SUDPS (If you are a frequent traveler, please send us updated information on your absences).
You can also call 650-723-9633 M-F, 8 am - 5 pm to schedule a free spot check of your Stanford residence.
DPS Parking - Interactive Map
Free, one hour visitor parking is located at the end of Pampas Lane just beyond Bonair Siding. The DPS building is located to the left on the map below.
DPS Street View - Interactive Map
We are located at the corner of Pampas Lane and Bonair Siding Road. Enter Pampas Lane from Serra Street, pass the credit union and make a left on Bonair Siding Road. Alternatively, enter Bonair Siding Road from Campus Drive (near Maples Pavilion) and travel down Bonair Siding Road to our new building at 233 Bonair Siding Road. The front entrance to the building is near the flagpole on Bonair Siding.
The Live Scan office is located inside the Public Safety lobby.
One hour free parking is located at the end of Pampas Lane just beyond Bonair Siding.
The members of the Stanford University Department of Public Safety are committed to the goal of providing high quality services with a positive, cooperative attitude.
To achieve that goal:
We pledge to honor the spirit and letter of the laws we are charged to uphold.
We will dedicate our full attention to our duties in order to promote a safe environment while earning and maintaining the public's trust.
We will endeavor to continually enhance our professional skills and knowledge.
We will hold each other accountable for demonstrating professional and ethical behavior.
We will actively identify and pursue opportunities to improve our department and the ways we serve the campus community.
The hallmarks of our service are a constant dedication to the principles of honesty, integrity, fairness, courage and courtesy.
For student groups planning on campus parties or off campus events with bus transportation originating on campus, your event must be registered with Student Activities and Leadership (SAL) prior to contacting Public Safety to arrange security services.
Once approved by SAL, submit the Security Services Request Form no later than 10 days prior to the event. We will contact you with additional questions and/or a cost estimate after we receive your submission.
For individuals or groups planning a campus run, race, walk or outdoor event that will use campus streets, contact the Office of Special Events and Protocol (OSEP) to request approval for your event prior to contacting Public Safety to arrange security services.
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) offers a wide array of security services including venue security for events such as conferences, lectures, VIP visits, concerts, athletic events, wedding receptions and quinceaneras; we also provide facility and site security and more.
Submit the Security Services Request Form no later than 10 days prior to the event. Once submitted, we will contact you with additional questions and/or a cost estimate.
For requesting StEMS (a student group of certified EMT-Basics) to provide standby medical support for your Stanford campus event free of charge to students, faculty, and community, please visit the StEMS website.
Payment arrangements must be made in advance no later than 3 days prior to the event.
Once the event cost estimate has been received, visit mygroups.stanford.edu to request the ASSU purchase order for Public Safety services.
For student groups without access to the ASSU system, a check for 50% of the amount of the security cost is required.
For University departments who will be paying with an interdepartmental journal transfer, the applicable PTA information must be provided on the Security Services Request Form.
Outside University groups MUST have a Stanford University sponsor for their event. The University sponsor must provide PTA information on the Security Services Request Form.
Any exceptions must provide a check for 50% of the security cost estimate.
Cancellation of security service arrangements with less than one business day notice will result in a cancellation fee of $100 or 10% of the security services cost estimate, whichever is less.
Email us to cancel.