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Events: Security Services

Learn about obtaining security services for your events.

UC San Diego has a Purchased Security Services Program Agreement with the following suppliers for all purchased security services (including guards, foot and/or mobile patrol, high profile security, large event security, building security, area security, small event security, and overnight guard services):
Allied Universal Event Services Jody Ashline 619-517-7029
BSE Security Services Marlon Blue 619-368-3119
Elite Security Services Stephen Sherman 619-948-2433

These are the only suppliers who are compliant with UC San Diego security procedures required by the UC San Diego Police. If you have questions or concerns about the Purchased Security Services Program contact UC San Diego Police or submit a UC San Diego Services & Support case.

Additionally, in accordance with Regents Policy 5402 Security Services are considered a Covered Service. Meaning a Covered Service rationale justification document is essential to be attached when submitting a order for review. (See step 3) Please review this KBA on policy guidelines.

Step 1: Obtain a quote

Visit the supplier websites to view the different offerings. Once you have decided which supplier you would like to use, locate their contact information and request a rental quote. When requesting the quote, include the following information:

  1. Your name, email, and phone number
  2. Event description and location
  3. Start and end time for the event as security personnel generally arrive 30 minutes prior to the event start time
  4. Description of the types of expected services and the number of required security staff
  5. Notice if alcohol will be served or brought to the event
  6. UC San Diego event coordinator name, phone number, and event meeting location 

Step 2: Review the quote

You will receive a rental quote from the supplier that should contain the following:

  1. Information on the services being request 
  2. Service costs 
  3. Requested special services 

Step 3: Create a PO in Oracle

If you would like to proceed with the security services, create a PO in Oracle by completing a requisition (complete all fields on the form) and include the following:

  1. Attach a copy of the quote to the requisition so that a Professional Buyer can review and sign the document if requested
  2. Attach a copy of the Contracting Out Rationale Form filled out and signed for Labor Relations review
  3. Select the account code: 530108-Security Services
Find answers, request services, or get help from our team at the UC San Diego Services & Support portal.