Reporting a Crime - Campus Security | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Reporting an Emergency or Crime

    If this is an emergency, dial 911

    On-campus emergency line: 6911

    Or fill out an incident report:

    Emergency Assistance Call Boxes (located throughout campus) provide immediate connection to Campus Security Dispatch. Dispatch may also be reached in person at the Assisi Heights Community Center or through security guards patrolling campus. In response to a call, FUS will take the required action, dispatching a security guard.

    Non-Emergency Situations

    Prompt and accurate reporting of criminal offenses safeguards the campus community and aids in providing a timely response as well as timely warning notices to the community when appropriate. Prompt and accurate reporting also assists in compiling accurate campus crime statistics. FUS community members and guests are encouraged to report all crimes, suspicious activity and public safety related incidents in an accurate and timely manner to FUS Security, local law enforcement authorities or FUS employees who have been identified as Campus Security Authorities (identified below).

    Campus Security

    Campus security officials will offer assistance in contacting local authorities and will cooperate with any criminal investigation that may result. As required, Campus Security will report information to other FUS officials for appropriate handling, investigation, and disposition.

    Local Law Enforcement Authorities (Steubenville and Jefferson County):


    • Steubenville Police: 740-283-6090


    • Steubenville Police - 740-282-5353
    • Jefferson County Sherriff - 740-283-8600

    Campus Safety & Security Authorities

    Individuals on campus may also report crimes to a designated campus security authority (CSA):

    • Vice President of Student Life
      J.C. Williams Center
    • Assistant Vice President of Student Life/
      Deputy Title IX Coordinator
      J.C. Williams Center
    • Director of Athletics
      Finnegan Fieldhouse
    • Athletic Manager of Compliance and Facilities
      Finnegan Fieldhouse
    • Assistant Director of Residence Life
      J.C.Williams Center
    • Title IX Coordinator
      Starvaggi Hall
    • Vice President for Academic Affairs
      Egan Hall

    These designated individuals have significant responsibility for student and campus activities. They are provided notice by FUS as to the extent of their responsibility as well as how to report crimes to Campus Security and/or other campus officials for appropriate handling, investigation, and disposition.


    Statistical crime reporting required by the Clery Act does not include personally identifiable information. Personally identifiable information regarding victims of sexual assault and other forms of sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, stalking or other crimes will not be publicly released except where required by law or court order. Personally identifiable student information is protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

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