The following is a list of persons and organizations that are trained to receive crime reports.

SWU Campus Safety: (864) 508-0107
Central Police Dept.: (864) 639-4020

Call 911 for EMS, Fire and all other emergencies (9-911 from campus phones)

Annual Security Report 2023-2024 (pdf)


Reporting Criminal Actions or Emergencies

Students, staff and faculty are directed to report all crimes or violations of university safety policies that they witness to a campus security officer, a residence director or the office of Student Life. Telephones are located in residence halls, faculty/staff offices and the Campus Life Center for the convenience of students and employees. Any of the above listed personnel will immediately notify the local police department. In emergency situations, the witness or victim may notify local police directly by dialing 911.

All such serious crimes or violations must be reported to the office of Student Life by one or more of the above at the earliest possible time. Actions that might endanger the campus community will be reported in a timely manner to students and employees by the Office of Student Life.


Other Important Numbers for Emergencies

Southern Wesleyan University: 864-644-5000

Noah Cromer, Director of Residence Life: 864-644-5143

Lori Herron, Nurse: 864-644-5575

Quint Pitts, University Chaplain and VP of Student Life: 864-644-5142

Dana Frost, Director of Human Resources and Title IX Coordinator: 864-644-5004

Clemson Police Dept.: 864-624-2000

Sheriff's Dept.: 864-898-5500

Poison Control Center: 1-800-922-1117

Pickens County Advocacy Center: 864-442-5500 (24-hour line)


 Daily Crime and Fire Log

Calendar Year 2023


Nature             Date                Date               General                      Specifics                                                          Disposition

(classification)  Reported         Occurred         Location                                                         

Assault and Battery/Drug charges



Joiner Hilson parking lot

Two students involved in altercation.  One arrested by CPD

Arrested by CPD.

Student disciplinary action.


3/21/2023, 3/24/2023

3/21/2023, 3/24/2023

In front of library, Joiner Hilson area

Non-student approaching students making them feel uncomfortable.

Reported to CPD.  Trespass notice issued.