CSN Charleston

College of Southern Nevada (CSN)

Emergency and non-emergency phone numbers

About University Police at CSN

As the largest and most ethnically diverse college in Nevada, we’ve made it a priority to provide an affordable, collaborative and welcoming environment that allows all students to shine. CSN is a fully accredited institution offering hundreds of degrees and certificates in 70 academic programs—with 26 degrees and certificates available entirely online. We’re also extremely accessible with three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson, as well as multiple sites and centers throughout Southern Nevada.


The College of Southern Nevada empowers our students and communities to achieve, succeed, and prosper.


The College of Southern Nevada is recognized as a leader among community colleges in fostering student success, shared governance, and performance excellence.

Values (I-LEAD)

  • Integrity: We place fairness, honesty, transparency, and trust at the center of all decisions, policies, and operations.
  • Lifelong Learning: We foster curious minds, continuous learning, and broad-based education to enhance creative thinking, problem-solving, innovation, and principled leadership.
  • Excellence: We achieve and surpass our goals through continuous performance improvement and commitment to — and quality in — teaching, learning, scholarship, service, and administration.
  • Academic Freedom: We embrace freedom of thought and speech in support of teaching, learning, communication, shared governance, and responsible civic engagement.
  • Diversity: We value the integration of different backgrounds and perspectives among students, faculty, staff, and community members as a way to collaborate and promote creativity, innovation, and growth.


University Police Services at CSN

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Security Escort

Police Services provides free evening security escort services for students, faculty, and staff to any campus location during the evening hours. This service is based on availability. Contact 702-895-3668.

Lost and Found

As a service to students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus, the Property & Evidence Unit retains found property of financial value. If you have lost something on campus (ie. phone, keys, ID, wallet, computer, etc), call 702-895-5795 and leave a detailed message that includes a description of the item, when you lost it, your name, and a number where you can be reached. We will return your call if we have the item and set up an appointment with you to claim your item if recovered. Please bring a state-issued I.D. with you when you claim your property. Property is released by appointment only.

Girls on Guard

University Police Services offers self-defense classes in order to provide women with the basic skills to escape an attacker and teach them how to avoid dangerous situations whenever possible. These classes are intended to help women feel safer and better prepared on campus. Our Girls on Guard self-defense classes are open to all female students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Fingerprint Services

Fingerprinting services are provided to the public Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (excluding holidays). The cost is $10 per card, payable by cash, check, or money order, and blank fingerprint cards are available upon request. A state-issued picture I.D., such as a driver’s license, is required for this service. To learn more, call 702-895-5575. Fingerprinting services are available in the Records Office at Police Headquarters.

Property Registration

University Police Services administers a free property registration program on campus with events held throughout the year. Register your personal property in person or online, so that we will be able to quickly return it to you if we recover it after it is lost or stolen. Types of property that can be registered are: laptops, cellphones, bicycles, and other valuables with serial numbers. Check our events page for more information on property registration and other events as they are scheduled.

Special Events Security

Police and student security services are provided (for a fee) at campus events that involve large crowds or special security concerns.

CSN Alert

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About CSN Alert

CSN Alert is the emergency notification system used for incidents that present an imminent threat to life, health or safety to CSN students, employees, faculty, and community members. CSN Alert messages provide emergency information and instructions to protect yourself during an emergency. In the event of an emergency, CSN Alert will send emails, text messages, post to CSN Facebook and Twitter accounts, the CSN Mobile Safety App Twitter feed, provide audio and visual warnings to computer desktops, and provide calls to mobile, home, and/or office phones.

As a CSN student or employee, you are automatically enrolled in the system and will receive an email notification when an emergency or disaster occurs.

To ensure you receive immediate alerts about campus emergencies, update your contact information to receive notifications via text and voicemail on your cellphone.

Download the CSN MobileSAFETY App

CSN MobileSAFETY is an essential tool to enhance your safety at College of Southern Nevada. The app will send you important safety alerts and provide instant access to campus safety resources and emergency contacts. MobileSAFETY is the official mobile safety app of CSN.

University Police Services disseminates CSN Alert messages to students, faculty, and staff during an emergency.

To download the free app, visit iTunes or the Google Play Store.

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Updating Your Contact Information

Police Services strongly encourages you to review your contact information each semester to ensure that emergency alerts are sent to the correct locations.

  • CSN Students, Faculty, and Staff
    • Login to CSN Omnilert with your active directory login (full email address) and password.
    • Review the subscription information.
    • Update your contact preferences under the “Services” tab.
    • Click the “Add” button and you’re done!

Questions About the CSN Alert?

If you have any questions regarding your contact information within the CSN Alert system, or any other concerns regarding the system, contact Assistant Director Jessica Moore, at 702-895-3010 or jessica.moore@unlv.edu.

Emergency Phones

Emergency Phones are for students, employees, faculty, and community members of CSN to request help, report a crime in progress, report suspicious activities, request a security escort, or for any other emergency. The state-of-the-art, 12-foot tall Emergency Phones are equipped with a 4000k LED area light, a 360-degree surveillance camera, and are strategically located throughout campus to broadcast CSN Alerts via public address speakers in the event of an emergency.

Current Emergency Phone Locations


West Charleston


North Las Vegas