Cumberland University

University Safety & Security

University Safety & Security


Cumberland University Security strives to provide a safe environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors on campus. With a rotating staff of eight officers, we patrol campus 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and are always available to assist you by calling 615-476-3061. Cumberland University Security serves as the primary first responder to all emergency incidents on campus. Cumberland University Security also works in conjunction with local police, fire, and emergency medical services to resolve emergency situations on campus. We are committed to providing high quality service as an integral, respected and trusted part of the Cumberland University community.

Hours of Operation: Security Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Contact Information Security Officers can be contacted by dialing 615-476-3061.

Mike Thornhill, Director of Security
Office Location: Mitchell Student Center.

Campus Watch


Campus Watch is an anonymous tip line for students, faculty, and staff.  If you observe something that you feel needs to be reported (but you'd like to remain anonymous), just call 615-453-6333 and Cumberland University Security will follow up on your tip. As always, in cases of immediate emergencies, call 911.