Public Safety and Security

Associate Vice President/Director: Sergio Oliva, M.A.
Administrative office hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
24-hour Security Service
(973) 761-9300

The Department of Public Safety and Security at Seton Hall University provides 24-hour security services throughout the campus and at our off-campus facilities. Our staff conducts security patrols on foot, in cars, and on bicycles and is responsible for monitoring our state-of-the-art burglar alarm and fire safety systems. We also provide access control to our residence halls from 12:00 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. daily and provide 24-hour on-campus escort services when requested. Seton Hall University Public Safety works closely with the South Orange Police Department and we employ off-duty police officers to patrol our campus each evening. Our administrative staff provides an array of security services for the University community including event management, emergency management training and response, parking services, investigations and lost and found. The Department of Public Safety and Security also oversees Parking Services and The Campus ID Office. More information about the Department of Public Safety and Security can be obtained by calling (973) 761-9300.

Parking Services

Manager: Marisol Rivera
Duffy Hall, Room 63
(973) 761-9329
8:45 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Seton Hall University South Orange campus offers limited parking for commuting students and senior residents. Exceptions are made for other resident students in curriculum-related employment, such as co-op programs, internships, student teaching and clinical assignments. A.D.A. approved accessible parking spaces are located throughout the campus in proximity to academic buildings. The use of these spaces is strictly enforced.

Students (including those studying part-time) must register with parking services to park on campus.

Seton Hall University's Interprofessional Health Sciences Campus (I.H.S.C.) located at 123 Metro Blvd., Nutley, NJ 07110, offers parking. Parking is administered by Hackensack Meridian; for additional information, please visit For additional questions, email or call (973) 542-6602.


The SHUFLY shuttle operates on a fixed route seven days a week and is a safe and convenient way for all Seton Hall University community members to travel in and around the Village of South Orange, as well as weekend trips to the Short Hills Mall and Target. The SHUFLY is free for all Seton Hall community members. SHUFLY can be tracked online at  or on your mobile device at

SHU SafeRide

In an effort to enhance the off-campus safety of our community members, the Department of Public Safety offers an important transportation alternative called SHU SafeRide. This service operates from 5:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. seven days per week and provides free on-demand van service to and from locations within the immediate SafeRide Zone (which can be found at that are not on the SHUFLY shuttle route. Service to these locations from campus originates at the Public Safety building near the Ward Gate. Service to campus from these locations is obtained by using the Tap Ride application ( or calling the Public Safety dispatcher at (973) 761-7550. 

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