Campus Safety and Security


For Internal Users

Emergency Situation

We strive to keep our campus safe by providing safety and security for the Viterbo University Students, Staff, and General Public who attend our campus. 

  • Life Threatening: 911
  • Campus Security:  (608) 796-3911
  • La Crosse County Non-Emergency Dispatch: (608) 782-7575

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to serve the Viterbo University community by promoting a safe and welcoming educational environment.  We also support the University’s Catholic, Franciscan identity through service motivated by integrity, hospitality, and impartiality.

Campus Safety and Security Team

Vitbero's Campus Safety Team consist of professionals who monitor and patrol University. Team members have extensive experience in many safety areas including Law Enforcement, Fire Fighting, Military, Cyber-Security, Physical Security, Medical, Customer Service, Management/Leadership and many more. 

Roles of the Campus Safety Department

  • Patrol Interior and Exterior of Buildings
  • Provide Safe Walk service within a two-block radius of campus
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Training
  • Clery Act Compliance


Campus Safety Director

Brian Bartelt
Marian Hall

Assistant Campus Safety Director

Alyson Graef
School of Nursing



In the event of an evacuation emergency, please proceed to the designated Evacuation Assembly Areas. 

 Please DO NOT leave the building and stand at the entrances.  These spaces must be left clear for emergency responders