The Gratz College Maintenance Department, in conjunction with the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, maintains the building and grounds with a concern for safety and security. Reports of potential safety hazards, such as broken windows, should be made to the Maintenance Department at (215) 635-7300, ext. 166 or the Reception Desk at ext. 100. There are fire alarms throughout the building and should be used in the event of an emergency. During times when the facility is closed, the building is monitored by ASG Security.
Campus Law Enforcement
Students are encouraged to report all on-campus crimes to the Busines Office (215) 635-7300, ext 158 during the day. In the event that the Business Office is unoccupied or closed, or during evening hours, students should report all on-campus crimes directly to the receptionist at the Front Reception Desk. Where appropriate, crimes will be reported to local enforcement agencies.
Crime on Campus
In compliance with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s College and University Security and Information Act 73 of 1988, Gratz College is required to report the incidence of crime on campus for three years proceeding each September 1st. As of the date of this printing, there has been no criminal activity on campus. A complete copy of this report is on file in the office of the CFO and is available for inspection.
Weapons on Campus
No students, faculty, staff or visitors to the facility are authorized to possess weapons. In the event security personnel are hired for a particular event, or in response to a particular issue, only trained and licensed professionals are authorized to possess weapons.