Campus Services

Vehicle Jump Starts and Unlocks

Public Safety provides jump starts for motorists with a disabled battery and may be able to assist motorists who are locked out of a vehicle. Please call (619) 849-2525 to request a jump start or vehicle unlock. By making such a request, the requestor releases Public Safety and PLNU from liability for any and all damages that may result from the rendering of service. These services are only offered on the Point Loma, Liberty Station, and Mission Valley campuses.

Special Events and Parking Reservations

Public Safety is available to provide building unlocks, reserved parking, traffic control, and security for certain approved university events. Requests must be submitted online in advance.

CPR and First Aid Classes

The Department of Public Safety offers basic CPR and first aid certification classes to PLNU students, staff, and faculty four times a year. Classes are held on the second Saturday of September, November, January, and March and are limited to 18 participants. For more information, contact Public Safety Officer Jason Kuiper at

University ID Cards

Auxiliary Services is responsible for the issuance, control, and replacement of university ID cards for all students and employees. To receive your PLNU ID card you can follow these steps

Shuttle Services

All on- and off-campus shuttles are operated by Campus Facilities' Transportation Department.

Bicycle Registration

Bicycles belonging to PLNU students and employees on the Point Loma Campus must be registered with Public Safety. Registration may be completed online. Unregistered bicycles, or bicycles that appear abandoned, are subject to removal by Public Safety. Impounded bicycles will be kept by Public Safety and donated to a local charity if unclaimed within 30 days.

Registering a bike makes it easier to identify if it is stolen and recovered. Find your bicycle serial number.

Additionally, to protect against theft, Public Safety recommends using high-quality U-Lock locking mechanisms, often superior to ordinary cable locks, which can be quickly and easily cut.