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Nevada State College (NSC)

Emergency and non-emergency phone numbers

About University Police at NSC

Nestled at the foot of Mount Scorpion in Henderson, our 511-acre campus is rapidly developing to meet our growing student population and dynamic programs. Our five buildings house energy-efficient, 40-student or smaller classrooms, and our open community spaces forward sustainable principles with solar panels, xeriscaping, and an organic teaching garden that also serves our campus cafe. BE INSPIRED by our expansive views of the Las Vegas Valley and the world beyond.


At Nevada State College, excellence fosters opportunity. Excellence in teaching leads to innovative, technology-rich learning opportunities that promote the acquisition of interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. Quality, affordable degree programs open doors to career success and an enhanced quality of life for a diverse population of students. Our graduates, in turn, foster the greatest opportunity – the promise of a stronger community and a better future for all of Nevada.


Nevada State College will deliver on its promise to Nevada by becoming a model of teaching excellence, a pioneer in innovative student support, and an agent of economic growth and social justice.


University Police Services at NSC

Two officers at the N-S-C campus

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.

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.

Compliment & Complaint Process

In order to maintain our goal of being a community policing-oriented agency, it is essential to receive input from the public. Both compliments and complaints regarding University Police Services to the community are welcome.

NSC Alert

NSC app button

About NSC Alert

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

Download the State Safe App

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

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

Learn more and update your information today.

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

NSC State Safe App

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.

  • NSC Students
    • Log into the NSC Portal and click on the link to Student Center
    • Once on the Student Center page, you can review/update your email and phone information via the drop-down menu in the “Personal Information” section
  • NSC Faculty and Staff
    • Log into Workday or through the NSC Portal
    • Click on the icon in the top right corner and select “View Profile”
    • Beneath your name click on the “Actions” button then browse to “Personal Data” -> “Change Contact Information”
    • Under the “Additional Phone” section, add or edit your cellular telephone number. Make sure to select “Mobile” as the Phone Device.
    • Click the Submit button, located in the lower left corner, to save your changes.
  • Campus Community Members

Questions About the NSCAlert?

If you have any questions regarding your contact information within the NSC Alert system, or any other concerns regarding the system, contact Information & Technology Services at its@nsc.edu.

Emergency Phones

Emergency phones are for students, employees, faculty, and community members of NSC 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 NSC Alerts via public address speakers in the event of an emergency.