The Hillsdale College Campus Security Department is moving this week to new offices on the lower level of the Knorr Student Center after nearly 10 years at 25 Galloway Drive.
It will take over the former Information Technology Security offices, across from Career Services.
“This new office location makes us more centralized and easier to find for students, visitors, and staff,” said Joe Callum, associate director of security and emergency management.
According to Chief Administrative Officer Rich Péwé, the new location will be more convenient for students.
“Students won’t have to walk across the street to get to security,” Péwé said.
The new office space is a similar size but organized more efficiently with easier access to campus, Callum said.
“The foot patrol will be parked outside nearby, so it gives them quick access to their vehicles,” Callum said. “We have a larger briefing room for when other entities come in and a conference room, which we did not have before.”
Additionally, the college renovated the new office spaces. According to Callum, they added a Plexiglas window with hallway access.
Freshman Carlie Steele said it will be helpful to have student resources near each other after the security offices move.
“Security has done such a great job of being a resource for students and making their presence known that they’re here to support u