All vehicles driven onto the Point Loma campus must be registered with the Department of Public Safety. This process is completed on-line through iParq's Permit Store. If you have any problems registering your vehicle you may call the Public Safety office at (619) 849-2201 or you may come into the office during normal business hours. More information can be found on the Public Safety page of the portal.
An updated University Vehicle Code is issued every year by the Department of Public Safety. The UVC provides rules and regulations for the registration, parking and driving of motorized vehicles, including motorcycles and scooters of all kinds, on campus. Please review the Vehicle Code before registering your vehicle(s).
Freshmen residents are not permitted to bring vehicles to campus (even for a few minutes, this include Holidays and Breaks), nor may they park in surrounding neighborhoods or the City Lot. This policy applies to all residential freshmen students who graduated from high school within the past 12 months. For more information view the Freshman Vehicle Policy page.
The Department of Public Safety takes reports on a variety of occurrences that may happen on the campus. Anyone may come into the office to file a report with the officer on-duty or contact the dispatcher at (619) 849-2525 to report an incident or accident. If a call is received the officer will be dispatched to the incident location to take a report and handle any problems.
Reports can be taken for incidents and crimes that occure on a PLNU campus. Crimes can and should also be reported to the San Diego Police Department at (619) 531-2000 (non-emergency). If you want to notify Public Safety of a crime, but want to remain anonymous, you can submit an anonymous report form on-line.
Vehicular accidents should be reported so an officer can gather owner information and take pictures. If the accident involves sever bodily damage to the driver(s) or passenger(s), 911 should also be called.
Injuries should be reported to the dispatcher at (619) 849-2525 and 911 if it is an emergency. An officer will be dispatched to care for the injured person(s) until help arrives. All Public Safety officers are trained in first aid, CPR and in the use of an AED.
Escort & Shuttle Services
An on campus shuttle is operated by Physical Plant on weekdays and makes regular stops at locations across campus. View the shuttle schedule for locations and times for shuttle stops.
For accessible shuttle service please call (619) 247-8860 or (619) 279-9796.
For after hours escorts please contact the dispatcher at (619) 849-2546 for rides from points on campus to residence halls.
An off campus shuttle services freshmen and other students to locations around San Diego. The off campus shuttle is operated by Physical Plant. The shuttle times and services are available by contacting the Shuttle Info Line at (619) 849-7588 or by viewing the shuttle schedule page.
An airport & train station shuttle runs during Thanksgiving, Christmans, spring and Easter breaks and at the end of the school year. View the holiday shuttle schedule for dates and times.
Battery Jumpstarts and Vehicle Unlocks
The Department of Public Safety provides jumpstarts for motorists with a disabled battery and may be able to assist motorists who are locked out of a vehicle. Please call the dispatcher at (619) 849-2546 to request a jumpstart or vehicle unlock. By making such a request, the requestor releases Public Safety and Point Loma Nazarene University from liability for any and all damages that may result from the rendering of service. A signed waiver to that effect may be required prior to the service being provided.