University Police

In an emergency please dial one of the following:
Extension 1626 from a campus phone only to get CSUF Irvine Campus Police Dept. We are located in room 129.
Extension 2515 from a campus phone to get CSUF Dispatch.

911 from a cell phone at the Irvine Campus will reach the Irvine PD.
911 from all campus phones to get CSUF Police Department who will dispatch emergency personnel.

If you need to talk to a counselor to decide whether it is appropriate to make a referral regarding a student of concern (or a student at risk) please call the Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS) at (657) 278-3040. Counselors are available from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday. If you need help after hours contact University Police.


Monday - Thursday

8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m

8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m

Saturday & Sunday  

ROOM 129
PHONE (657) 278-1626


How to Report a Crime

If you observe a crime in progress, or if someone needs help urgently, call x2515 (CSUF Police Dispatch) immediately from your campus phone. Pre-program your cell phone with the CSUF University Police main number: (657) 278-2515 in case you need to call for help. To contact the CSUF Irvine Campus PD from your cell call (657) 278-1626.


  • Be prepared to give the dispatcher information regarding your name, location, type of injuries, type of vehicles, description of subjects and what specifically you are reporting. If you find someone is suspicious tell the dispatcher what is suspicious (i.e., the person did not look like a student, demanded money from you, smelled of alcohol, had a pungent smell, had disheveled clothing, looked homeless or were following too closely to you). For more tips go to Personal Security Tips.
  • If you do have an incident to report, be sure to avoid handling any items prior to police arrival, so that evidence it not destroyed.
  • If you have been involved in a vehicle accident and it is safe to do so, move your car to a secure location when it is safe to do so and contact University Police immediately.
  • The Irvine Campus Jeanne Clery DisclosureOpens in new window , the Jeanne Clery Crime StatisticsPDF File Opens in new window , the Annual Security ReportPDF File Opens in new window , and the Annual Fire Safety ReportPDF File Opens in new window are taken from the CSUF University PoliceOpens in new window .
  • For Lost and Found items check them into the CSUF Irvine Campus Police Department.
  • If you feel unsafe walking to the parking lot, you may request an escort by our security officers.



You are required to have a valid CSUF parking permit while parked at CSUF Irvine Campus parking lots. Saddleback and Irvine Valley College permits are also valid. Vehicles parked in neighboring business will be cited or towed. A daily permit is $8.00. Permits can be purchased from a machine at the entrance to the campus. Motorcycle decals are $75.00. Motorcycle parking is located in Row 3, on the northeast side of the campus facing Barranca. No decals are needed for bicycles. Bike racks are located to the rear of the building. 


  • To contest or pay for a parking ticket on-line, go to
  • If you wish to complete a parking ticket review form at the CSUF Parking and Transportation Office go to building T-1400P, located off State College at the main campus.
  • Failure to respond to parking tickets may result in additional fines and the DMV may be notified to place a hold on the vehicle's registration. Multiple parking tickets can result in the immobilization or towing and impounding of the vehicle at the owner's expense.

Additional Resources

R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) Program

CSUF University Police Department periodically offers the Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) Classes for female students, staff, and faculty of the University. For more information, including dates of upcoming classes see the RAD Web page at in new window .

Livescan Fingerprinting Services

Livescan fingerprinting service is now available. For more information, go to the Fingerprinting page or contact the University police at the Irvine Campus.