Safety Training

Offering a variety of trainings, from CPR to self-defense

Self Defense Instruction for Men and Women

NUPD offers FREE self-defense classes to all students, staff, and faculty. There is a basic 2.5hr class and an advanced 5hr course, open to both men and women with Co-ed classes and Female-Only classes being offered.

Basic Self Defense Class

One 2.5 hour class that includes risk reduction information and techniques, basic self-defense tactics, and emphasizes ways students can defend themselves by creating distance from their aggressors and getting help.

Register using the online forms below or in person at NUPD headquarters, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Advanced Self Defense Class

Two back-to-back 2.5-hour classes (five hours of total instruction) that include risk reduction information and techniques, in-depth self-defense tactics, and the final instruction ends with students utilizing their newly acquired skills defending themselves against instructors dressed in full body suits!

Register using the online forms below or in person at NUPD headquarters, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m

If you have any questions, please contact:
Self-Defense Program Supervisor: Rachel Jolliffe r.jolliffe@northeastern.edu or call 617-373-3940

CPR Certification / Re-Certification

If you’re a Resident Advisor (RA), staff member, or a club member who wants to schedule a private CPR class for your residents, department, or club, email nupd.cpr@northeastern.edu to request a class.

If you’re a student or staff member who wants to register for a CPR class, please visit nuems.org/CPR. The NUEMS club is a Northeastern University, student-run organization that offers CPR classes to the campus. For any additional questions, email nupd.cpr@northeastern.edu.