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The University of Cambridge Security section supports University business by providing security operations, protecting University properties and ensuring safe-guarding of University staff, students and visitors.
Security operate a Control Centre that provides a 24 hour/365 days a year security operations and is the focal point for responding to incidents and emergencies across the University estate.
The section also provides a response to alarms, the monitoring of Close Circuit Television (CCTV), the provision of security patrols, key holding duties and other security related services.


Overview of our Services 

University Security Control Centre (USCC)
Mobile Patrolling
Security Operations
  • Alarm Monitoring
  • Alarm Response
  • Focal Point for Emergencies and Incidents on the University Estate
  • 24 hour Operation
  • Crime Prevention
  • VIP visits
  • CCTV Monitoring
  • Key Holding Services
  • University Ceremonies/Events
  • Lone Worker Protection
  • Uniformed Personnel
  • Crime Investigation
  • Lock-Out or Lock-In Response Services
  • Site Locking and Unlocking
  • Security Related Advice


Emergency Contacts

University Security Control Centre

Phone transparent  01223 (3)31818

Other contacts

Staff Information

Governance and Compliance Division

Visit the Governance and Compliance Division which covers the University Risk Management Policy, Incident Management and Business Continuity Planning.