The Security Department is committed to assisting all members of the Macalester College Community in providing for their own safety and security. This commitment includes the open disclosure of campus crimes and safety and security policies and practices. Everyone is encouraged to report all crimes and public safety related incidents to the Macalester College Security Department at 651-696-6555 or the St. Paul Police Department at 911.

Card Access Upgrade Project begins Monday, June 5

The card access upgrade project is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 5 and is expected to last 8 weeks. Even though we are making every effort to avoid interruptions in building access, there may be periods when card readers will not be working.

If you experience any problems accessing areas you normally use, please do not hesitate to call security at 651-696-6555 or email . A tentative work schedule is available at this link.

Services We Provide

Security staff is on duty 24 hours a day year round and committed to protecting the campus community. The department provides a wide range of services including:

  • Routine patrol of the buildings and grounds
  • Safety escorts
  • Rountine and emergency responses
  • Security technology
  • Security coverage for special events
  • Crime awareness and prevention
  • Parking enforcement