Public Safety

The safety of students, staff, and faculty is a top priority of the administration at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH). Numerous steps have been taken to maintain and enhance security on campus.

Below you'll find a list of all criminal incidents and alleged criminal incidents that occurred on the USMH campus and were reported to Campus Security.  

Daily Crime Log (2023)

Annual Report 

[2022-2023 Clery Act Report, Created by Frostburg State University Police (USMH on pages 29-37)]

Campus Alert System

The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) campus alert system allows USMH to contact you during an emergency by sending text messages to your:

  • E-mail (school, personal, other)
  • Cell phone

When an emergency occurs, USMH staff will notify you using the Omnilert system with real-time updates and other critical information. In addition to emergencies, this system can be used to communicate weather-related delays & closures and much more.

Account Creation / Management

Sign up for USMH Campus Alerts

Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather or other emergency conditions, you should follow delays and closures for the "University System of Maryland at Hagerstown," rather than any individual participating USM institution. Closures and delays will be sent over the Omnilert notification system, reported on local radio and television news stations, and shared to our social media pages. You may also call USMH at 240.527.2060 for recorded updates related to closures or delays.


USMH Emergency Preparedness Plan


USMH Emergency Preparedness Plan