Security Systems

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.

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.

Cultural Properties Alarm Monitoring Station

Provides 24-hour monitoring and dispatch of the University’s integrated security system; burglar, fire, duress alarms, and video for all sites housing the University’s cultural property.

Transportation Dispatch

Calls for nighttime safe rides are received by the Transportation Dispatch. Our security officers work with the Yale Transportation Office to provide safe rides to all members of the Yale Community in the evenings. For daytime needs call Parking & Transit at 432-9790.

Business Hours
Sunday to Saturday - 6:00 p.m. to 6 a.m.

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.