Director's Message


The Department of Public Safety would like to congratulate and welcome ALL Freshmen to Fairleigh Dickinson University,  as well as Upper Classmen back to school this semester. We hope that you had an enjoyable and relaxing summer.     

As The Director of Campus Safety at the Florham Campus, along with the assistance of my staff look forward to once again meet and exceed your expectations. I urge you ALL to “help us help you” to enjoy your experience at Fairleigh Dickinson University in a safe way.          

The Department of Public Safety is committed to serving and protecting The Faculty, Staff, Students, and Visitors. The Department of Public Safety also works in collaboration with local, state, and federal agencies to accomplish that mission and exhibit our department’s motto of “Working Together To Make A Difference”.   

The Department of Public Safety is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We can be reached at (973) 443-8888 or via e-mail at: Please visit our department website.

Welcome Back.

Ms. Willie B. Thornton,

Director of Campus Safety