In order to use the Penn Guardian service, individuals must enroll by registering their cell phone via the Guardian App, and creating a personal profile and four-digit PIN.
Registering is quick and easy- simply register and add your profile information. You must use your Penn email address when registering to take advantage of all of the safety features available to the Penn Community.
You can now also update other information including your address, schedules, vehicle information, etc. Remember, all information is completely optional and is kept private and secure. Provide as much or as little information as you are comfortable with.
That’s it! Now that your registered, anytime you contact Public Safety by dialing 215-573-3333, PennComm dispatchers will be able to obtain accurate information about you and where you may should you need urgent assistance. Visit the Penn Guardian App to update your information should your number, address or any other information about you change.
Unfortunately there is not a Guardian App for the Windows phone. However you can still create a profile at https://www.smart911.com/. This profile information will be presented to our call takers or any Smart911 connected 911 center in the event you call for service.
The information you choose to include in the Penn Guardian profile is kept completely confidential. PennComm or any entity at the University can not locate using your phone’s GPS service any other time. PennComm dispatchers only see this information when you call 215-573-3333 and can not be viewed at any other time.