University Police


UPD headquarters is located at 100 Campus Center, Valley Hall Suite F, Seaside. UPD is a fully accredited law enforcement agency and not a branch of any other law enforcement agency. The Department employs sworn peace officers who are vested with full arrest authority in the State of California, pursuant to California Penal Code, Section 830.2(c) and Education Code, Section 89560.

Police Administration and Operations

All UPD administrative employees, full-time staff and student assistants, strive to provide excellent customer service. They are dedicated, professional, courteous, and ready to assist you in any way possible.

John Short, Interim Chief of Police/Associate Vice President for Public Safety

Yvonne Gordon, Commander

Ken Folsom, Emergency Manager

(Vacant) Parking and Transportation Manager

Christine Pressas, Administrative Analyst

Doris Weilenmann, Lead Records and Evidence Specialist

Daisy Villegas, Records and Evidence Specialist

Police Operations (Patrol):

If you need immediate assistance please do not contact UPD via email.
For the 24-hour dispatcher, call 831-655-0268. In the event of an emergency, dial 9 1 1.
Contact info for CSUMB PD Personnel