Report a Security Incident

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Computer & Network Security Incidents

Normal operating hours (8:00AM-5:00PM): E-mail us at or call us at (202) 687-3031 to report a security incident. An incident involves any real or suspected loss of data or misuse of the University’s information or information systems, including contamination of resources by computer viruses, malware or ransomware.

After hours, weekends, or holidays: Please contact the Security On Call number at 202-492-5683 for reporting and assistance after hours, on the weekends or during the holidays.

If your computer is stolen or lost, contact the Department of Public Safety first at 202-687-4343. Then contact us at

Online Harassment & Abuse

To report an incident of online harassment or abuse, send an e-mail message to abuse at Make sure to include log files, with your time zone information, or complete message headers.

Copyright Infringement

It is the intent of Georgetown University to comply with the provisions of Copyright Act of 1976 and all related legislative acts. Please send information about alleged copyright infringements to the university’s designated Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (DMCA) agent on file with The Library of Congress

Physical Security

If you are a Georgetown student and have questions or concerns about your physical security and well-being, please contact the Department of Public Safety at (202) 687-4343, or DC Police at (202) 727-1000.

You can also contact Georgetown’s Threat Assessment Program.  This program is available to help address threatening behavior and potentially dangerous situations to reduce the level of threat and prevent harm.

If you feel that you are being threatened and need immediate assistance, please dial 911.