Security Notice: Advisory

Vanderbilt University Police Department is investigating suspicious activity involving an individual applying opaque-colored tape to the lenses of campus security cameras to obstruct their intended field of view. Cameras located at the Kappa Delta house, Kappa Alpha house, the National Panhellenic Council house, Euclid and Delphi were impacted.

The camera lenses have been restored and are functioning properly, and VUPD has checked the buildings and surrounding areas. Police are closely monitoring the area.

The individual pictured below is a person of interest in this matter.

This Security Notice is being issued to remind the Vanderbilt community of the following:

  • Know the location of emergency phones.
  • Report any suspicious persons to VUPD.
  • Call VUPD to request walking escorts to your destination on campus.

Download the VandySafe app to:

  • Contact VUPD via phone call or real-time chat.
  • Activate a mobile blue light that shares your location instantly with VUPD.
  • Initiate a “virtual walk home,” where VUPD can monitor your walk home, to the car or to the office.
  • Submit iReports and crime tips.
  • Access support resources.
  • View emergency guides.

Resources and assistance for students, faculty and staff

The Vanderbilt University Police Department is available to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you need emergency assistance, call 615-421-9111, or for non-emergency assistance, call 615-322-2745.

The Project Safe Center offers a support line 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 615-322-SAFE (7233).

The Title IX Office can be reached at 615-343-9004.

The University Counseling Center can be reached at 615-322-2571.