Campus Safety & Security

VCUarts Qatar has a campus security force. The campus security force consists of contracted guarding who do not possess police powers and are not sworn personnel. Qatar Foundation (QF) provides and administers this service. All students, faculty, staff and guests are encouraged to promptly report criminal incidents, accidents and other emergencies to campus security or to local authorities.

Reporting Criminal Incidents and other Emergencies at VCUarts Qatar

Crimes and emergencies can be reported at any time of day or night seven days a week by calling Qatar Foundation's main security control room at (+974) 4454 0999, or the VCUarts Qatar security control room at (+974) 4402 0769. Crimes and emergencies can be reported in person at Qatar Foundation's Central Plant Building to the VCUarts Qatar Chief Safety Officer (CSO), Room 102, or at Qatar Foundation's main security control room, ground floor, Room G-04.

To further encourage the timely reporting of crimes on campus, the following persons have been designated as "campus security officials" to whom incidents may also be reported:

  • 24/7 VCUarts Qatar Emergency Hotline: (+974) 4423 0399
  • Michael Arrighi, Chief Safety Officer, VCUarts Qatar
    Office: (+974) 4402-0681  Mobile: (+974) 3013 3450
  • Dr. Katherine Wildman, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, VCUarts Qatar
  • Archana Kumar, Interim Director of Human Resources, VCUarts Qatar
    Office: (+974) 440-20549  (+974) 3013 3505