The University Information Security Office is the central contact for all computer and network security and abuse issues at Georgetown University.

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.

After hours, weekends, holidays: Please contact the Operations Center at 202-687-3611 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

To report an act of copyright infringement on the Georgetown network under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

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