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Public Safety
Public Safety

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(24 hours/day, 7 days/week)
Public Safety/Medical Services Building 1
Room 100
(650) 738-7000
Front Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8 am - 12 pm

To request an ambulance, or report a fire or crimes in progress dial 9-911 from any campus phone.
San Mateo County Community College District maintains a Public Safety Service to provide for the security of persons and facilities at each college in the District. The Public Safety Service at each college is assigned responsibility for enforcing parking regulations and providing various security duties.

Public Safety Service at College of San Mateo is provided by classified security officers and is located on the first floor of Building 1. Enforcement of moving traffic regulations is the responsibility of the San Mateo Police Department.

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Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
Parking in the EV charging stations is limited solely to electric vehicles that are actively charging with a maximum time limit of 4 hours per vehicle.
No parking permit is needed as long as the above conditions are met.

Any vehicle parked in an EV space and is not an electric vehicle, not charging, or is left past the 4 hour maximum limit will be subject to a citation.

Crime Awareness and Campus Security Policy
In order to make College of San Mateo a safe and pleasant environment for students and employees, the College has established procedures in compliance with Federal Public Law 101-542 (Crime Awareness and Campus Security Act of 1990). Persons seeking information concerning CSM campus law enforcement procedures, crime prevention efforts and crime statistics should contact the Chief Public Safety Offer at (650) 574-6415.

Sexual Misconduct, Harassment, Assault and Title IX
We are concerned about our students and are committed to maintaining safe and caring college environment.
Learn more at

District Public Safety Department