Safety Advisory

Crime can affect anyone at any time. At Binghamton University, the New York State University Police are committed to working collaboratively with our community to reduce the opportunity for crime to occur, educating our community about crime prevention best practices, responding to incidents of criminal behavior and providing crime information to campus users.

Information below is designed to provide you with the tools necessary to join us in our effort to make Binghamton University a safe place to work, live and go to school.

Safety Advisory

June 26, 2024

On Tuesday, June 25, the University Police received a report of this scam occurring on Binghamton’s campus. In response to this report and recognizing the ongoing threat posed by such scams, the UPD strongly advises all members of the campus community to exercise caution when interacting with unfamiliar individuals via email. 


May 14, 2024

On Saturday, May 11, the University Police were notified of a series of harassing and threatening emails to several faculty members. The University Police are currently investigating the threats and their credibility while seeking to speak with an individual who is believed to be outside the Binghamton area. 


April 11, 2024

On April 10, the University Police received a report of a burglary and related stalking in O’Connor Hall. While investigating the incident, it was determined that the suspect entered additional dorms on campus, including Endicott Hall, Mohawk Hall and Cayuga Hall. It is unknown if additional burglaries were committed while the suspect was in those residence halls. The University Police are actively investigating the incident and have identified a potential person of interest. 


March 4, 2024

On March 2, the University Police received a report of an assault involving an Airsoft gun along East Drive near Bingham Hall. The incident is reported to have occurred on February 28. The victim stated that, while walking along East Drive, they were hit with an Airsoft pellet fired from a moving vehicle.


January 23, 2024

Malicious actors utilizing a new scam focusing on concert tickets have been targeting college-aged students across the country, including those attending Binghamton University.

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January 22, 2024

Malicious actors utilizing a scam focusing on employment opportunities have been
targeting college-aged students across the country, including those attending
Binghamton University.

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Crime statistics

The Campus Security Act of 1990 and The Clery Act of 1990 require colleges to report campus crime statistics and security measures to all students and employees by Oct. 1 of each year. These reports, including the University's Annual Security Report, can be found online.

Crime Mapping and Analysis

Learn about the data-driven, focused crime reduction approach of the City of Binghamton here at City of Binghamton Crime Mapping and Analysis

Sex Offender Registry

All sex offenders registered in New York are required to notify the registry of any institution of higher education at which they are or expect to be, whether for compensation or not, enrolled, attending or employed, and whether they reside or expect to reside in a facility operated by the institution. Changes in status at the institution of higher education must also be reported no later than 10 days after such change. The New York state law that governs the registry can be found in Correction Law, Article 6-C, the Sex Offender Registration Act
Find the New York State Sex Offender Registry online