As centuries-long injustices against black and brown persons continue today, the University remains committed to supporting and educating students, faculty and staff on our mission and values centered on inclusion, diversity and equity. Read more


Westfield State University was recently made aware of disturbing social media matters. We take these matters seriously and the University is assessing and addressing them under appropriate policies and procedures. Read President Torrecilha’s message to the campus community on this matter.


Student Safety Assistants

The Department of Public Safety employs and directs 30-40 Student Safety Assistants made up of full time students from the University. Student Safety Assistants are used as observers, shuttle drivers, escorts, P/T dispatchers, event security, parkers at sporting events and to assist the university police.

We conduct our hiring process in the Spring and Fall semesters. Please call the department of Public Safety for additional information at 413-572-5262.

Student Safety Assistant Supervisors as of Fall, 2020

Lataille, Elizabeth