Campus Safety & Security

Campus Safety & Security

Campus Safety & Security is committed to enhancing the educational and working experience at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus by delivering services that protect life and property. Through partnership within the campus family, we build trust and enhance the quality of life for all students, staff, and faculty.

The agencies within Campus Safety & Security are responsible for ensuring the university is prepared and capable of responding to all emergencies and issues that happen on our campus. Our partnerships help ensure that we have the very best resources available at all times.

The Campus Police Department a certified state law enforcement agency providing professional police services and protection to the university community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The security team monitors campus activities and supplements the Campus Police Department officers through monitoring of the campus CCTV systems, and foot patrol.

Emergency Management coordinates activities to protect, prevent and mitigate against; respond to; and recover from disasters and emergencies affecting the University.

All Emergencies: 911
Campus Police Department (CPD) Campus Safety & Security
Facilities Planning & Management
Emergency Management
Facilities Planning & Management
501 College Drive
Sarasota, FL 34243
Ph: 941-487-4210
Fax: 941-487-4799
8350 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243
8350 N. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243


The Campus Police Department is dedicated to providing a safe environment for and in partnership with the community. We remain committed to assist with personal and professional development of department members, and to the principle of being community minded and service driven.

List of Services and Forms
Parking Enforcement
Staff & Contact
Quality of Service Survey

Campus Safety


The Emergency Protective Actions section provides an all-hazards overview of protective actions that students, staff and faculty may take when faced with potentially hazardous situations.

On-line Training Course
Run Hide Fight
Hazards and Emergency Actions
Emergency Actions Guide


Emergency Management (EM) at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus is part of the University-wide Emergency Management function that coordinates activities to protect, prevent and mitigate against; respond to; and recover from disasters and emergencies affecting the University. Using an all-hazards approach, USF Sarasota-Manatee EM coordinates emergency operations to enhance a safe and secure environment at USF Sarasota-Manatee that is conducive to living, learning, and working.

USF Safe app
Alert USF
Veoci Emergency Management System Log-in
Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP)

Emergency Management


The USF Sarasota-Manatee Annual Security Report is published by the Campus Police Department. This report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by USF St. Petersburg; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes university policies concerning campus security, sexual assault, missing student notification, emergency response and evacuation procedures, fire safety and other information required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act.

View the 2021 USF Sarasota-Manatee Annual Security Report
Archive of Annual Security Reports


Under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the "Clery Act"), Campus Security Authorities (CSAs) play a vital role in the timely and accurate reporting of certain crimes and incidents for each USF Campus. Here you can learn about what might make you a CSA, access training resources, and more CSA-centric information.

USF Sarasota-Manatee Clery Coordinator
Chief Michael A. Kessie
Campus Police Department
5800 Bay Shore Road, CPD
Sarasota, FL 34243
Phone: (941) 487-4210|
Fax: (941) 487-4799

Clery Training
Clery Report Form
Clery FAQ
Clery Crime Definitions
Clery Reporting Handbook
FDLE Sexual Predators/Offenders Notification

Campus Safety Team