Rules

Information and links to laws and policies that affect behavior in UCPD Berkeley jurisdiction.

Background Check (Fingerprinting)

Hiring departments, managers, and employees will work with UCPD on this process.

The University maintains a Background Check policy which has been in effect since April 2, 2004. The policy for PPSM-21 Appointments provides details on background check requirements. View the HR Appointment Document at UCOP.

Crime Prevention Unit (CPU): Alarm Policy

Campus Alarm Policy Revised November 1997 or July 1998, and in progress May 2009

Policy

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Description
New Alarm Service
Alarm Response
Maintenance Repair and Replacement
Testing
False Alarm Activation Penalties
Termination of Alarm Service
Modification and Removal of Service
Temporary Alarms

Crime Prevention Unit (CPU): Access Control Policy

Revised February 19, 1998

 

Policy

 

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Description
Definitions
Responsibilities
Eligibility
Installation and Issuance

Appendix A: Rate Schedules
Appendix B: Forms

 

Vehicles and Bicycles on Campus

Drive & Ride Safely and Legally 

For Vehicles:

All vehicles coming onto the UC Berkeley campus must observe the driving and parking regulations identified in the campus policy for Vehicle Access to Campus:

http://campuspol.berkeley.edu/policies/vehicleaccess.pdf

The routes designated for vehicles are identified on the vehicle campus access map below:

Special Event and Security Assessments

The UCPD Special Events Unit is responsible for approving major events or events requiring security personnel on campus.

Our special events range from athletic events (300 to 60,000 spectators), concerts, dances, benefit events, University and Campus events, VIP visits, and other one-time activities.

Major events for registered students organizations (RSO) and non-departmental personnel are defined in the "Major Events Hosted by Non-Departmental Users" policy at

BEST Class Schedule

December 20, 2017

If you were cited for riding in the Walk Zone, you can take a class to reduce your fine to $50. BEST Classes are held at on campus on various dates/times, depending on non-affiliate intructor availability.  To signup and learn more visit Bike Safety Classes at Bike East Bay.org

Rules of Conduct in Campus Buildings

The buildings on the Berkeley campus are for appropriate use and enjoyment by students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

The following policies have been established to promote the safety and security of all occupants and visitors:

Traffic Stops

The UC Police Department at Berkeley strives to provide law enforcement service with due regard for the demographic and cultural diversity of our community. It is therefore our policy and practice:

Time, Place & Manner

Rules which govern and protect rights of protest

Free expression is encouraged but must not, interfere with the University operation, teaching and other’s rights to expression and may not damage/impede University property.