Campus Safety 

At Onondaga Community College, we take the safety and security of our students very seriously. Over the years, the College Onondaga has continuously evaluated security operations and has taken a number of actions to improve and strengthen the security of the campus,. We are proud that Onondaga continues to be one of the safest campuses in the SUNY system. Campus Safety and Security (Campus Police) features include: 

  • Highly trained campus safety officers peace officers, who are authorized to make arrests, are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 
  • Participation in the SUNY New York Alert Emergency Notification System notification system is the primary communications method
  • 38 fully functional Emergency Call Boxes (also called "blue lights") installed throughout campus
  • Student Security Patrols who are trained and licensed as New York State Security Guards
  • Campus Safety Advisory Committee
  • Participation on the campus We Care Committee

To report a crime or campus emergency, please contact the Department of Campus Safety and Security at the numbers listed below, or if you are on campus, contact Campus Safety and Security by using the college’s emergency blue light system. Any suspicious or concerning activity should be reported. 

  • Campus Emergencies (315) 498-2311
  • Non-Emergencies (315) 498-2478