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Our office is located in the middle of campus at 460 Pierce Street, behind the Lara Soto Adobe. An officer is available 24/7 in case of emergency. For nonemergencies, please visit us during regular operating hours.

Operating Hours

Monday–Friday
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Emergency Assistance

Police/Fire/Ambulance

  • Call 9-911 (from campus phones)

  • Call 911 (from off-campus phones)

Campus Security

  • Call extension 4153 (from campus phones)

  • Call (831) 647-4153 (from off-campus phones)

  • Pick up an on-campus blue phone

Important Information

Nonemergency Assistance

  • Police: (831) 646-3830 to speak with an on-duty police officer

  • Security: (831) 647-4153 to speak with a security officer

  • Main Campus: (831) 647-4153

  • City Parking: (831) 646-3953

Emergency Phones

Emergency phones, located strategically throughout campus, automatically call Security dispatch when the receiver is lifted. Members of the Institute community are encouraged to use them any time security is needed.  Emergency phones are in the following locations:

  • McGowan entrance on Pacific Street

  • Casa Fuente by CF448 entrance

  • McCone entrance on Pierce Street 

  • Samson underground parking garage

  • Samson Patio - one by the restrooms and one by the vending kiosk 

  • Security Hut - on exterior wall 

  • Simoneau House exterior, next to the Graduate Writing Center

  • Library on the main floor next to the printers (red phone)

  • Library by the Fletcher Jones Media Room 

  • Library at the top of the stairs on the second floor (red phone)

Security Escorts

  • Available 24/7 between locations on campus

  • Dial extension 4153 on an Institute phone or (831) 647-4153 from an off-campus line

Lost and Found

Security manages all lost and found items on campus. To turn in recovered items or reclaim lost items, visit the campus office at 460 Pierce Street.

Parking Information

On-campus parking is available for faculty, staff, and students who live more than one mile from campus.

Other Services

Reporting Illegal Activities

Reports are filed to responsible staff and/or law enforcement:

  • All activity relating to crimes

  • Underage drinking

  • Unauthorized possession of alcohol on campus

  • Possession of weapons

Campus Security has access to criminal justice information systems records and routinely shares criminal investigations information with the Monterey Police Department, the Monterey County Sheriff's Department, and other law enforcement agencies. Statistical information regarding criminal activity of a significant nature is maintained as required by the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the United States Department of Education.

Annual Security Reports

2018 Annual Security Report