Welcome to Campus Safety

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Call 911 Whenever You Feel Unsafe
The UTPD stands ready to assist you at all times. If you see something, say something.

The University of Texas at Austin Campus Safety provides Emergency Preparedness, Environmental Health & Safety, and Fire Prevention Services, along with other public safety services to create a safe and secure environment for university students, staff, faculty, and visitors. This unit analyzes, prepares for, protects from, and responds to potential hazards and safety risks in order to promote the well-being and continuity of the university environment and operations.

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Sign Up for Emergency Text Alerts on Your Phone

The University of Texas at Austin and Emergency Preparedness employ a wide variety of tools, including text messaging, to make sure everyone on campus is informed during an emergency event. This system will send a text message to the number you provide in the event of an emergency event.

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Important Emergency Information & Resources

During an emergency or technical outage at the university, please refer to this information for updates, additional assistance, and communication outlets. For details on how to respond during an emergency event, refer to the university's safety protocols. Updates on situations will be posted regularly on the emergency site.

UT Night Rides

Rides from main campus to your home

If you are on campus late night and need a ride, catch one from Lyft -- the exclusive provider for UT Austin’s Night Rides program! 7 days a week from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m.

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2018 Annual Campus Safety Report

The 2018 annual safety report, released by the Office of Campus Safety, is now available to view. Learn what UT is doing to keep our campus a safe environment.

Safety and Security Update, May 2019

The University of Texas Police Department (UTPD) and the Office of Campus Safety work in partnership to continuously evolve and enhance safety measures on and around campus. We regularly pause to update the campus community on our progress as part of our commitment to strategically implement recommendations, form partnerships and realize other efforts to help our campus community feel secure and protected. The following are highlights from the 2018-19 school year; we could not do this without the help of our fellow Longhorns.

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