VU Amsterdam wishes to promote openness and accessibility for students, staff and visitors. The security officers contribute to the sense of security on campus by patrolling all public and unmonitored areas throughout the day.
The Security department can be contacted at the reception points of the various VU buildings. The Security desk is in the basement (KC-04) of the VU Main Building. Security employees carry out surveillance 24 hours a day in every VU building and on campus. Their duties involve monitoring, identifying any problems, and keeping records.
Contact with Security
You can contact Security through
- the reception desks
- FCO Service Desk: +31 (0)20 5985777
- by phone after office hours: +31 (0)6 55121246 or +31 (0)20 5985810 (MBC emergency number)
Reporting an incident
You can report an incident (e.g. theft or suspicious activity) to one of the reception desks or to the Security desk in the Main Building (location KC04): +31 (0)20 5985854.
Reporting an emergency
In case of an accident, fire or other unsafe situation on campus, call +31 (0)20 5982222.