Student security

Student Security

Supervisor: Lt. William Newman
Student Supervisor: Adriana Miranda

Serving as the "eyes and ears" for the UNLV Department of Police Services, the program has evolved its level of services to include:

  • Serving as ambassadors of goodwill to the public.
  • Room openings.
  • Campus security escorts.
  • Emergency notifications.
  • Event services.
  • RebelRides cart shuttle (sponsored by UNLV CSUN)

The University Student Security Services (U.S.S.S.) program, established to augment police services available to the university community, has served UNLV for more than 20 years and provides approximately 200 hours per week of direct service to campus. The program constantly strives to improve and adapt to the ever-growing and evolving UNLV campus community.

Evening Security Escort Services

Police Services' Student Security Program provides evening security escort services for students, faculty, and staff to any campus location during the evening hours. This service is based on availability.

You can request a safety escort by contacting UNLV Police Dispatch at 702-895-3668, ext. 2. You can also download Police Services' RebelSAFE App to request a safety escort. To download the free app, visit iTunes or the Google Play Store.

Student Security Employment

UNLV Police Services is looking for mature, responsible students capable of working well with others without direct supervision. Benefits include:

  • Part-time employment.
  • Progressive pay raises.
  • Flexibility with school schedules.
  • All equipment provided.


Interested students must complete an employment application and bring it to the Claude I. Howard Public Safety Building on UNLV’s main campus. If you have any questions, please contact Lt. William Newman at To pick up an application, visit Police Headquarters or contact us at 702-895-5575.


Want to learn more about the responsibilities and benefits of becoming a student security officer? Visit our student security officer employment page for more information.