Life & Fire Safety

Outdoor Fires

All outdoor fires must be coordinated with the Fire/Life Safety Services in advance.


Campfires and Bonfires are prohibited on campus. The Gettysburg Borough has a “NO OPEN BURNING” ordinance in place.

AED (Semi-Automatic External Defibrillator) Locations (PDF)

Special Events

Special Events require logistical support and a hazard assessment so that guest safety and institutional goals and objectives are being satisfactory met. The following are just the major services that Campus Safety provides for special events.

  • Parking and event location coordination
  • Crowd control
  • Closing Street
  • Executive and Dignitary Protection
  • Perimeter Security
  • Medical providers and equipment including an automatic external defibrillator (AED)
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Alarm Watch

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