Campus Safety & Security

Providing a safe and secure environment in which to live, learn and work is a main objective of Eckerd College.

In the event of an emergency or an impending weather event, official communications will be posted below.

  • Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine
    The Emergency Management Executive Team is monitoring potential Tropical Cyclone Nine currently in the Atlantic, which appears to be staying far to the east. Here on the west coast of Florida we expect little to no impact. If necessary, we will post updates at
In case of a life threatening emergency, call 911 then call Campus Safety, 727.864.8260.

We’re here for you

Safety tips and detailed information about the other important services we provide for Eckerd faculty, staff and students are available on our internal Campus Safety and Security website.

Reporting an incident

Everyone is encouraged to report criminal incidents, accidents, and other emergencies promptly to the Department of Campus Safety and Security, either by phone (727-864-8260) or in person at the main business office or the front gate.  Additionally, incidents can be reported to any uniformed officer.

For reports of theft, vandalism, lost property, or harassment, an online report can be filed. In all other circumstances, we encourage reports to be filed in person or via phone.