Public Safety Systems

Public Safety Systems & Services project management team handles administration and coordination of University Security systems (Access control, alarm systems, intercom, and video)—including installation, service, and monitoring. Security systems are monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week by highly trained professionals in the Yale University Security Central Alarm Station. This team is responsible for interfacing with the Yale community to maintain and improve all electronic and security systems, including site surveys, report generation, selection of equipment for use, and implementation of installations on campus. Public Safety Systems & Services represents Yale Security and coordinates with Yale Office of Facilities project managers, architects, general contractors, and individual department directors or managers that have the umbrella of “security” under their responsibilities by:

  • Creating security requirements for new building and other projects
  • Assisting in the design of all new capital projects
  • Giving direction in the field to constructors, post design
  • Maintaining contact and ensuring coordination with the end users throughout the process to ensure the project is tracked through to completion

For questions, please call 203-785-5555.

Central Alarm Station

Provides 24-hour monitoring of the University’s integrated security system; burglar, fire, duress alarms, and video. Also receives requests for security services; escorts, lockouts, residential college alarms, and general information.

Access Requests

Business Managers with authorized privileges can place access requests with us by sending an email to 432.open@yale.edu or call 203 432-OPEN. Additionally, anyone can report access systems outages or issues to this same address. This will ensure that our entire staff see your request.

Project Management

Security Project Management is responsible for interfacing with the Yale community to maintain and improve all electronic and security systems. This includes site surveys, generating reports, selection of equipment to be used, and implementation of installations on campus. Security Project Management represents Yale Security and interfaces with Yale Office of Facilities’ project managers, architects, general contractors, and individual department directors or managers that have the umbrella of “security” under their responsibilities by:

  • creating security requirements for new building and other projects
  • assisting in the design of all new capital projects
  • giving direction in the field to constructors post design
  • maintaining contact and ensuring coordination with the end users throughout the process to ensure project is tracked through to completion