Safety is our priority
- University Police - fully empowered state law enforcement agency.
- Emergency Text Messaging - Sign up to get emergency alerts from the University via text message. To sign up for this free program, go to http://www.binghamton.edu/registrar/students/rave.html. Follow the instructions to register.
- Emergency notification -- The University offers at least 10 different ways to communicate during an emergency. Learn more at http://emergency.binghamton.edu.
- Residence hall safety --All residence hall doors are locked on a 24-hour basis, requiring key-card access.
- From midnight until 5 a.m. -- All gates except the main entrance to campus are closed to vehicular traffic. Vehicles admitted to campus during this time must display a current University parking decal or the occupants of the vehicle must be hosted by a member of the University community.
- Let us escort you --Volunteer escort service is available throughout the early morning hours from anywhere on campus. All you do is call 777-2393 to arrange for an escort to meet you.
- Color it blue --In case of an emergency, just look for the blue lights throughout campus. These highly-visible phones will put you in touch with the University Police immediately.
- Girl power! The University offers a three-hour, self-defense workshop so women feel confident that they can defend themselves if they need to.
- Details about emergency management at Binghamton University can be viewed at http://emergency.binghamton.edu/
- Binghamton University emphasizes a caring and safe campus community, and our annual campus security report is available here. Compare our crime statistics with other colleges and universities nationwide here.
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Transfer students may purchase parking permits from the Parking Office in the Couper Administration Building. For more information, including costs, go to http://parking.binghamton.edu.
University (blue buses) and city buses are free to Binghamton University students with your ID (freshmen are not allowed to have cars). For complete details about free bus transportation, including route maps and schedules, visit Off Campus College (OCC).
Another great way to get around town is through Binghamton's car-sharing service, Connect by Hertz. Drivers 18 years or older can register to rent one of our two new vehicles by the hour or by the day! Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BinghamtonHertzOnDemand.
Your meal card has spending power! These BUC$ are good at your favorite off-campus restaurants.
What to bring -- check out this helpful checklist.
Textbooks and more...
Books and Binghamton outfitting -- The University Bookstore offers textbook rental on a number of titles to save students money. To buy or rent your books and get your Binghamton University sweatshirt, supplies and more, visit the Binghamton University bookstore.
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How to pay your bill
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