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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.

  • Avoid Slips

    When entering buildings, try not to track in snow or ice.

  • Activate Your Phone

    Be sure your phone's location services is activated, so police can attempt to recover it if stolen.

  • Use the Chauffeur

    For a safe ride home, use Gopher Chauffeur, 612-388-6911. It's free.


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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