Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University


- 2016/04/21

The Department seeks distinction, quality and swiftness in providing the security and safety for the University and all its staff and visitors.

Objectives of the University Security and Safety Department:

  1. Creating and applying a fully-fledged system for security and safety at the University, constantly working on developing it and coordinating , to that effect, with the entities concerned with  security and safety within and outside the University   
  2. Maintaining public security and safety within the campus
  3. Keeping order and advance discipline within the University
  4. Materializing security and safety within all the University’s buildings 
  5. Developing methods and techniques of dealing with the public among others in terms of qualifying  the security and safety personnel
  6. Raising awareness of the University’ staff, and familiarizing them with the preventive procedures they can take in the event of emergency and public disasters
  7. Studying, advancing and modernizing the security and safety systems  in the University buildings and utilities according to the periodical updates
  8. Supporting the University’s plan in  terms of  providing a safe environment for all the University’s staff: academic staff members, employees, students and visitors


Tasks of the University Security and Safe Department

  1. Protecting people and properties within the University, observing order and increasing discipline at the University
  2. Managing all the security and safe processes at the University, working on averting accidents and handling them when taking place and minimizing their losses
  3. Regulating and monitoring the University entries and exits  and its other facilities; and making sure the identity of the people frequenting the University if need be
  4. Guarding  and protecting the buildings for preventing them from getting vandalized or getting their contents stolen,   and taking all security measures guaranteeing their safety and those working in them
  5. Taking out entry warrants for the University, its parking lots and buildings as far as the individuals or vehicles are concerned
  6. Supervising the traffic flow, regulating parks and issuing traffic fines with the rules regulating that observed
  7. Preparing guarding shifts at the University during working days, weekends and official holidays 
  8. Taking part in organizing occasions and event at the University in collaboration with the relevant departments