Student Safety

AUC’s Office of Safety & Security works in partnership with the campus community to maintain a safe and secure campus. The office is staffed by a team of dedicated security personnel who provide 24-hour coverage to the campus and surrounding community seven days a week.

The office provides outreach and education to the campus community on issues pertaining to personal safety, home and vehicle security, crisis management, and emergency preparedness.


  • Facility Physical Security
  • Escort Services
  • Security shuttle service (7pm to 3am)
  • Emergency safety information
  • Incident Response and Investigation
  • Parking & Vehicle Registration
  • Identification Badges and Access Control

Campus Security

Access to the campus is restricted to those with a university-issued identification badge. Visitors traveling with a students or colleague are able to obtain a visitor pass at the Office of Safety and Security, located in the Business suite of Building 1.

Contact Information

Gerard Lake
Manager, Safety & Security
Phone: 721-545-2298 Ext. 404-1285

Shuttle and Incident Response

Phone: 721-545-0619

On-Duty Safety & Security Supervisor

Phone: 721-588-4018

Security Alerts

  • 2018

    September 8, 2018

    Local authorities are investigating a break-in at Porto Cupecoy condominiums. The incident occurred at the residence of an AUC colleague, however, the colleague was not at home and was not injured. At this time, the suspect remains at-large.


    July 29, 2018

    Local police are investigating an armed carjacking that took place near Cupecoy Beach. The incident happened in the beach parking area during the afternoon and did not involve anyone from AUC. The Office of Safety and Security asks that you exercise caution when driving or parking near Cupecoy Beach.


    July 23, 2018

    At approximately 12:40 a.m., campus security was informed of a carjacking near the Mullet Bay Towers entrance. The victim, who is not associated with AUC, was heading toward Cupecoy when a white vehicle distracted her and blocked the road. One armed suspect got out of the vehicle, ordered her out of the car, and then drove off in the direction of Porto Cupecoy. Local police and ambulance departments arrived on the scene to help the victim. The incident is under investigation and we will provide more updates once they are available.


    June 19, 2018

    At approximately 7:55 a.m. campus security was informed of the theft of two scooters belonging to campus community members. The scooters were last seen between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. on Lagoon View property.


    May 19, 2018

    A campus community member had her purse stolen while at 3 Amigos in Maho. The purse was unattended at the time and contained personal belongings including the key of a rental vehicle. The vehicle was also stolen and both incidents are being investigated by local authorities.