St. Edward’s University Police provide a safe and secure environment for the University community 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In November of 2012, SEUPD became the first and only private University Police Department to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). There are only 83 Universities nationwide that have been accepted into the program. (For more information on CALEA).


The University Police Department is located in Woodward Office Building, Rm. 114. The Department’s 24 hour Non-Emergency Number is 512-448-8477(must dial 512), off campus, or ext. 8477 on campus. . The department is staffed and serves our community, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. in the Woodward Office Building, Room 114. There is emergency access to the building 24 hours a day though the card access swipe at the west door, or by using the emergency call box located on the west side of Woodward Office Building.

The 24 hour Emergency Number is 512-448-8444 (You must dial 512), off campus, or ext. 8444 on campus.

The TTY (Talk to You) Number for the hearing impaired is: 512-233-1444.

The University Call Center (switchboard) is also located in the Police Department at 512-448-8400.

For news, safety tips and national disaster updates, consult the American Red Cross website.

In the event of an emergency that would affect class schedules and University activities the St. Edward's University Crisis Communications webpage will be updated with breaking news.

For information on national storm watches, emergency alerts and preparedness, go to the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

For a St. Edward's University Weather Hotline recording call 512-416-5800.

University Police News

Be Careful When Ordering Rides off Internet Apps

March 24, 2015

Ride sharing Apps such as “Uber” and “Lyft” are gaining popularity. The app offers the ease of paying by credit card online, a price quote and a description of the vehicle that will be picking them up. There have been recent reports of people who…


Phone Scam Uses Police ID to Intimidate Victims

December 11, 2014

Area University Police Departments have reported phone scams that have attempted to victimize students. The calls are received on the student's personal cell phones with the return numbers coming back to local police agencies. The caller told the students they had warrants for their arrest and…


Easy Work, No Exp Req. is Usually a Scam

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Students responding to ads similar to, "Easy Work, No Exp Req. Up to $12.00/hr www.studentworknow.com", will first find they have to pay money for more information. Be advised any "job" asking you pay to work for them is not legitimate. Remember if it sounds too…