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Campus Safety

The mission of the Piedmont University Campus Police Department is to promote an atmosphere of learning and community involvement by enhancing the physical, mental, and emotional security and well-being of the students, faculty, staff, and visitors; provide visible, proactive, compassionate, prepared, and professional police services to all stakeholders centered on integrity and personal responsibility, free from bias or prejudice; and improving the quality of life for students, faculty, staff, visitors, and the greater community through modeling, mentoring, and creating opportunities for involvement.

This site provides information on security locations at both campuses and parking.  You will also find important information about campus safety and crime statistics.


24 hours a day, 7 days a week


The Campus Police Office is located in the Getman-Babcock Residence Hall. Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Officers are visible on campus and at the residence halls, ensuring a safe learning environment around the clock. Demorest Campus map | 911 Addresses (Demorest)

Phone: 706-939-1349 or 706-939-1350


On the Athens campus, the Campus Police Office is located in Commons Hall as you enter the building. Officers patrol each of the Athens Campus buildings during day and evening classes, ensuring a safe learning environment. Athens Campus map | 911 Addresses (Athens)

Phone: 706-433-1789 or 706-968-4453


Parking Regulations are strictly enforced. Students will be issued a hanging tag permit that they will be required to use while at Piedmont University. Students can appeal a citation.

Clery Act

The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses. Click here for Crime Statistics for Piedmont University.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The 2020 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains Piedmont policies and procedures for campus safety and security as well as campus crime statistics for the past three years.  The previous year’s (2019) Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is also available.

Emergency Preparedness Plan

The Emergency Preparedness Plan provides actions Piedmont's faculty, staff, students and campus visitors should take in the event of many different types of emergencies.


Piedmont provides a confidential TIP LINE as a means by which students, faculty, staff or community members may relay information anonymously to Campus Police for investigation. If this is an emergency or crime in progress, do not use this form. Instead, call 706-939-1349 or 911

We thank you for helping make Piedmont safer place to learn and work.


Campus Police

Getman-Babcock Building