COVID-19 Update

All university offices have resumed in-person operations. Students, faculty & staff must be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption to return to campus in the fall.

Safety & Security


Students’ wellbeing is always our top priority. The BSU Police Department works 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure that the entire campus community is safe. Officers enforce Maryland state laws and university regulations to prevent crime, enhance fire safety and oversee parking.

To report emergencies, criminal activity or suspicious conditions, call 301-860-4040 or 301-860-4688 (HOTT).

Bowie State University Electronic Emergency System (BEES)

Sign up to received text and email updates during inclement weather and other campus emergencies.

Parking and Transportation

Purchase parking permits and find out where you can park.

Bowie State University Department of Public Safety

Learn more about the department’s official policies and initiatives.