Security During Break

Watch Your Stuff! Extra Vigilance is Needed

We often experience an increase in thefts just before breaks, especially from Library study areas and the dining halls. Maintain extra vigilance on your laptops, book bags, purses, etc. Report any crime or suspicious activity to NDPD by calling us at 574-631-5555.

Winter Bike Storage Is Unavailable

Please make other arrangements for your bicycle over the winter months.

Leaving a car during break? Be sure to park in a student designated lot

Location: Student designated lots
These lots will be patrolled regularly
Instructions: Remove all items from vehicle and lock vehicle

Off-Campus students can purchase a temporary parking pass from the Parking Services Office, and park in the D-Bulla Lot.

Other Vehicle Storage Option: Parking is available in the Eddy Street Commons Parking Garage for a fee. Arrangements must be made in advance.
Contact Kite Realty Group Management Office at 574-232-3805

Arrive Alive! Travel Safely

Motor vehicle crashes pose the greatest risk to the safety of college-aged men and women. Winter road conditions, fatigue (remember those late nights studying for exams) and the rush to get home for the holidays can be a dangerous mix. Take your time, have all the occupants wear safety belts, and make sure the driver is well rested. And of course, don’t drink and drive. Click here for more information.

Christmas Break Storage (for off-campus students)

Winter Break Property Storage
Location: Hammes Mowbray Hall
Drop Off Dates/Times: Anytime December 7th through December 12th. From 8am-5pm, please come to 2nd floor (preferred). After hours or weekends, please go to Communications window in lobby. Property will be stored on a first come first served basis as space allows. 
Small property items such as computers, TV's and musical instruments may be brought to NDPD for storage.
Instructions: Items need to be in a box or container, along with the owner's name, cell phone, and email address printed on the box.  If the item is too large for a box or bag, attach a sheet of paper to the piece of property with the same information.  Your items will be secured in an alarmed room and will need to be retrieved upon your arrival back from break.

Pick up Dates/Times: Anytime; all items must be retrieved by Friday, January 18th at 4:00pm. During business hours, please come to 2nd floor (preferred). After hours or weekends, please go to Communications window in lobby.
Bring student ID to drop off and pick up property.
Questions: Capt. Rob Martinez: 574-631-3089,

Ask Police for a “Vacation Home Watch” (for off-campus students)

If your house or apartment will be unoccupied while you are on vacation, you may call your local police department to request a “Home Watch.” Availability of this service varies from department to department. To find out more about this local service, call the department in the jurisdiction where you live:
South Bend Police Department: 574-235-9201
St. Joseph County Police Department: 574-235-9611
Mishawaka Police Department: 574-258-1678

Good luck with exams and best wishes for a joyful Holiday Season!