Safety and Security

Administrative Staff

Patrick Difford
P: 902.585.1474
The Director oversees the operational requirements and department's administration. In addition, the Director coordinates Acadia's emergency preparedness and is responsible for the provision of resources and awareness programs.
Greg Deveau
Manager and Occupational Health and Safety Coordinator
P: 902.585.1199
The Manager and OHS Coordinator provides supervision, development, and leadership, with responsibility for 24/7 patrol operations, Access Control services, student security services, parking services, traffic control, and the shuttle service. The coordinator also manages and coordinates all Occupational Health and Safety interests for the university.
Melanie Coleman Administrative Coordinator
P: 902.585.1580
The Administrative Coordinator coordinates all administrative functions of the department of Safety and Security. The coordinator also provides operational support to Access Control and Safety and Security.

Shift Staff

Alpha Shift

Charlotte Crouch
Shift Supervisor
Alex Young
Security Staff

Bravo Shift

John Redmond
Shift Supervisor
Garth Wile
Security Staff

Charlie Shift

Shawn Morrison
Shift Supervisor
Wayne Hearn
Security Staff

Delta Shift

Eden Jordan
Shift Supervisor
Meagan Gaudet
Security Staff

Access Control

Contact our Access Control staff at (902) 585-1736 or

Hilton Seymour
Monitors the production, issuance, and return of keys to all the University buildings and rooms as well as maintenance for all locks on campus. Provides access for contractors and staff, produces ID cards.
Alex Xie
Access Control Coordinator

Student Security Staff

Our student staff play an integral role in the operation of the department. Students employed with Safety and Security fulfill a variety of roles necessary to ensure a safe, secure and healthy campus.



In an emergency, call 911

Safety and Security

Open 24/7

(902) 585-1103
or dial 88 from a campus phone (general inquiries)

Room 519, Acadia Students' Union Building
30 Highland Ave
Wolfville, NS
B4P 2R6

Access Control

Whitman House, Northeast Wing
18 Crowell Dr
Wolfville, NS
B4P 2R6