Campus Safety

Campus Safety

Emergency Contact Information

University Police - 570-389-2211 or 570-389-4168
Hotline Numbers


Health and safety are important in any community, especially in a residential campus like BU — home to health care professionals helping you stay healthy, counselors assisting you to deal with college stresses and police officers providing a secure campus environment.

Safety Alert Update: Feb. 5, 2015

Two 20-year-old male Bloomsburg University students sustained gunshot wounds in an incident at 351 Fetterman Ave. Wednesday (Feb. 4) at 9:54 p.m. Bloomsburg Town Police found a victim with a gunshot wound to his upper torso inside 351 Fetterman Ave. He was taken to Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. A short time later, Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital contacted police about a second gunshot victim who had walked into the emergency room. It was determined the second victim had also been shot at 351 Fetterman Ave.

The suspects were described as two black males in their early 20s. The initial investigation indicates the shooting was not a random act. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information should contact the Bloomsburg Police Department at 570-784-6779 or 570-784-6300.

A message from President David L. Soltz: As we continue to respond to last night’s shooting near our campus, I would like to thank everyone for their assistance during this challenging time. Your patience and cooperation while the investigation of the incident evolves is vital to keeping everyone safe.

Safety Alert: Feb. 4, 2015

Bloomsburg Town Police are investigating a report of gunshots fired in the area of Lightstreet Road and Fetterman Avenue Wednesday (Feb. 4) at 10:53 p.m. No further details are available. Avoid the area.

An information should be provided to the Bloomsburg Police at 570-784-4155. For your safety, there are emergency call boxes available throughout the campus. If you are in town and need help, call 911.