This website contains answers to commonly asked questions about SUNY New Paltz’s Walk Service. We encourage you to use the campus Walk Service whenever you feel that walking alone may not be in your best interest. The Walk Service is available from 10 p.m. - 4 a.m. during the fall and spring semesters (excluding holidays when classes are not in session) by calling 845-257-3338.
What is the purpose of the Walk Service?
The Walk Service is designed to enhance your safety on campus if you find yourself walking alone and feel uncomfortable about it. The primary goal is to enable you to travel from point to point on campus with a greater sense of security.
Who is eligible to use the Walk Service?
The Walk Service is available for all students, staff and faculty at the college. There is no fee for using the Walk Service. You must show your SUNY New Paltz ID card in order to utilize the service.
When is the Walk Service available?
The Walk Service runs from 10 p.m. - 4 a.m., seven days a week, during the fall and spring semesters (excluding holidays when classes are not in session).
Where can I use the service?
The Walk Service will walk with you from anywhere on campus to your destination anywhere on campus.
What if there is an emergency during the walk?
Our student workers are in radio contact at all times with the University Police Department.
Need a job?
We hire approximately 10 students each semester for the Walk Service. If you are interested in working with our staff, contact Lieutenant Greg Thompson at the New York State University Police at 845-257-3661 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.