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Safety and Security

Every student should feel safe at Holy Cross

Millenium Arch in the fallThe Campus Safety and Security Department exists to serve the Holy Cross community by promoting, creating, and maintaining a safe, secure, and enjoyable campus environment for all members of the college family and its guests.

We are dedicated to helping the College create a civil place based on Catholic values and the common good. Campus security is led by officer Greg Runnels, a former U.S. Air Force Security Force E5 and an award-winning security service officer.

Call Campus Security: 574-239-8312

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Working together to keep the tri-campus community safe

The Holy Cross Security team partners with the Notre Dame Safe Ride program (called SafeBouND) to provide Holy Cross students with rides to and from the ND campus through the HCC-ND Safe Ride Program.

To obtain a ride on the ND campus, call (574) 631-5555, which will put you in contact with SafeBouND, or download the App (use the “Transit” icon).

  • ND will provide you with a ride to the gazebo on Dorr Road (near the WNDU studio)
  • SafeBouND hours are:
    • Sunday – Wednesday: 9:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. (Golf cart escort)
    • Thursday – Saturday: 9:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. (Walking escort)
  • If you need a ride on the ND campus outside SafeBouND hours, call (574) 631-5555 and NDSP will make arrangements for you.

Immediately after contacting SafeBouND, call (574) 239-8312 (HCC Campus Security) to obtain a ride from the ND transfer point to the HCC campus (Call immediately after contacting SafeBouND so HCC Campus Security can meet you at the drop-off point).

  • A HCC Security officer will meet you at the transfer point and give you a ride to the HCC campus.
  • Please remain at the transfer point until picked up or let HCC Campus Security know if you leave.
  • Call HCC Campus Security at (574) 239-8312 for a ride anytime you feel unsafe.

Please use these services whenever you’re concerned about your safety.

Parking at ND: Students with cars displaying a valid Holy Cross student parking decal are welcome to park in the C Lots, as well as the Lake and Dorr Road and D Bulla lots.

Campus safety resources

From established policies and emergency plans to annual reports, we provide you with the most up-to-date information that will enable you to stay safe at Holy Cross.

Sexual Offense and Harassment Policy
2022 Annual Fire Safety Report
2022 Annual Security Report
Campus Shooter
Campus Controlled Access Policy
Evacuation Plan
Fire Plan
Limited Mobility Evacuation
Tornado and other Severe Weather

To view Holy Cross College Security and Crime Statistics online at the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education, click here and type in “Holy Cross College,” “Notre Dame” (institution city), and select “Indiana.”