Security on campus
The safety and security of Wits staff, students and visitors is of paramount importance to the University.
Campus Protection Services
The Protection Services Division is responsible for the prevention of crime, the detection and apprehension of offenders, the preservation of peace, and the protection of students, staff and University property.
The University has 24-hour CCTV coverage and security officers on patrol. Mobile vehicle patrols are onsite to ensure the safety and security of Wits’ staff, students and visitors on University campuses.
Security personnel are available to assist you on a 24-hour basis at the following locations:
- East Campus: Room 1, Robert Sobukwe Block
- Health Sciences campus, Main foyer, Ground floor, Faculty of Health Sciences
- Management Campus
- West Campus: FNB Building
- Education Campus: Administration Block
Security telephone numbers
We are available at these numbers 24/7.
- East Campus: (011) 717 4444 / 6666
- West Campus (011) 717 1842
- Health Sciences Campus: (011) 717 2222 / 2232
- Education Campus: (011) 717 3340
- Business School: (011) 717 3589
Services offered include:
- A 24-hour escort service on campus for all students and staff, especially those working late in libraries or computer labs.
- Wits mySOS.
- Campus protection student escort vehicle in Braamfontein.