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Public Safety is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and secure environment by providing effective, efficient and consistent service to every member of the college community.

Public Safety is an integral part of campus life and on duty 24 hours a day, year round, patrolling campus and responding to emergencies and requests for assistance.

For life-threatening emergencies needing fire, police or medical assistance, members of the community are requested to call 911 immediately and then notify Public Safety at 765-983-1400 (ext. 1400 from an on campus extension) afterwards. For non life-threatening incidents and requests for assistance Public Safety can be contacted directly at 765-983-1400 (ext. 1400 from a campus extension).

Campus Public Safety Officers have the full authority granted by Earlham College to enforce the rules and regulations as outlined in the student, staff and faculty handbooks. They have the authority to detain persons and request identification and will immediately involve the Richmond Police Department if criminal activity is observed or reported.

Director of Public Safety — Christopher Little

Assistant Director of Public Safety - Jason Elliott

Office Manager - Sarah Whalen

Contact us at:

Earlham Public Safety
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374
765-983-1400 (24-hours)

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admission


Earlham admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.