Security - UOW Wollongong Campuses
58 Northfields Avenue
University of Wollongong
Nearest Cross Street: Irvine Street and O'Leary Road
The UOW Security Operations Centre has moved, and is now located in Building 72, at 58 Northfields Ave. Refer to map of the new location.
Step 1: Dial Triple Zero, 000 for Police, Fire Brigade or Ambulance
Step 2: Contact UOW Security on 4221 4900, or raise an Emergency Alert , a First Aid Alert or Help call using SafeZone app, or dial #1 at any Security telephone.
Contact UOW Security general support staff on 4221 4555 during session 7:00am - 11:00pm Monday to Friday or Out of Session 10.00am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday.
Outside the above periods your call may be answered by a third party call centre.
Alternatively, you may speak directly to an Officer on 0407 287750 or by mobile PABX on 42 216555.
Call Centre support
All telephones are supported by a third party call centre service. Please leave your name, a brief message and a contact number or your location where a Security Officer may meet you.
A Security Officer will respond to your call.
"Security, could I have a safe escort about 9.50 pm. Collect me at Office G1050, Building 19. Please confirm Ext. 3995, Joan Smith".
Or, when there is not a contact number:
"Security, could I have a safe escort to Western Carpark. Meet me at 9.50pm, northern entry Building 40, Joan Smith."
(Please allow 10-15 minutes warning.)
Site specific contacts
General Contact: 4221 4555
Mobile Telephone: 0407 287 750
Fax: 4221 3287
Security Operations Centre: Building 39 (eastern entry, opposite Kids Uni)
Security Telephones are easy to identify and are found in strategic locations external to buildings. They have blue lights fitted for night time location.
Security Telephones are provided to enable people to:
Call for assistance from Security.
Contact Emergency Services.
Arrange safe transport through the local taxi company.
Seek motor vehicle breakdown service through the NRMA.
Security Telephones enable direct contact to the following services (with this directory appearing at each telephone location):
Dial 1 Emergencies Only – University Security Ext: 4900
Dial 2 Emergency Services ‘000’ Police/Fire/Ambulance
Dial 3 University Security – Safety Escorts, Assistance or enquiries, Ext: 4555
Dial 4 Wollongong Taxi Service
Dial 6 NRMA Road Service
Dial 7 Fire Control Room – For use by Security and Fire Brigade only
Dial 8 Police Assistance Line (PAL) 131 444
Dial 9 Parking Attendant 7:30am – 4:00pm - Monday to Friday
Location of Security telephones
Building 1 Southern side
Building 2 Eastern end, southern side
Building 3 Eastern side
Building 6 Northern side
Building 8 Southern side
Building 9 Sports Hub
Building 10 Kids Uni West side
Building 12 Uni Bar
Building 13 Uni Active
Building 14 Northern side courtyard
Building 17 Western side
Building 19 Eastern side
Building 19 Southern breezeway
Building 20 Southern side
Building 25 Southern side - opposite Building 22
Building 25 Northern carpark entry
Building 28 Northern side
Building 30 Southern side
Building 31 Entrance Block A - Facilities Management Division
Building 32 Southern side
Building 39B Southern side
Building 40 Northern entrance
Building 41 Western side, Stage 2
Building 41 Western side, Stage 3
Building 67 Eastern side
Building 68 - Kooloobong (K2) north
Building 68 - Kooloobong (K2) south
Building 72 - Security office
Building 121 - Graduate House
Bus Bay Northfields Avenue
Kooloobong bus stop
Multi-Storey Carpark - Level E (P1)
UniCentre - Building 1 (P8)
former Ovals (P7) adjacent to building 43
Security phones locations can be viewed via the campus map.
NRMA meeting points
To improve safety for drivers who may experience an unfortunate breakdown of their motor vehicle we have, in conjunction with the NRMA, identified meeting places for Roadside Assistance on campus.
When calling the NRMA nominate one of the following meeting places:
- Unicentre Carpark - near security telephone
- Building 13 - near security telephone
- Western Carpark - near security telephone
- Building 40 Bus Stop - near public telephones
- Building 11 - Northfields Avenue (near bus interchange)
You can view the locations of the NRMA meeting points on the campus map.
- Map of meeting points at Innovation Campus (pdf document)
Signs are provided at each meeting point with an identification number. The identification number assists the NRMA in locating driver and vehicle.