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Safety on Campus

The safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors is our top priority. That’s why, across the University of Minnesota Twin Cities campus, we engage in wide-ranging safety efforts. And it’s why we partner with local communities to help keep our off-campus neighborhoods safe. In all of these efforts, everyone has a role to play. Here you will find the information you need to help maintain our U of M culture of safety.

Safety Tips

Working together, we can all foster a safer climate on and near campus. As individuals, please observe these tips to help ensure your personal safety and security. More tips.

  • Walk Together

    Walk with friends or use the Safe Walk Service, 612-624-WALK (9255). It's free, 24/7.

  • Keep Your Bike Lit

    Park your bike in a well-traveled, well-lit area.

  • Evacuate

    For emergencies and chemical spills on campus, immediately evacuate the area and then call 911.


The President’s Initiative to Prevent Sexual Misconduct promotes a University environment that is safe and free from sexual harassment, violence and other sexual misconduct.
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