Safety Resources

Late night transportation services: A guide to various free transportation services on and near campus.

NightRide Pilot Program (formerly SafeRide/Evening Shuttles): Details on expanded hours for the University’s NightRide service.

Umbrella service: Anyone within the University Police coverage area may request a police escort at any time if they feel uncomfortable with their surroundings. Call 773.702.8181 and give your location; the first available patrol car will be dispatched to accompany you as you walk to your destination.

Common Sense: A guide to safe urban living.

Keeping yourself safe: Safety tips written for students from the publication Chicago Life.

General safety tips: A few simple tips that will help keep you safe.

Crime information and statistics: An analysis of recent crime statistics for the University community.

Southeast Chicago Commission: The SECC (founded in 1952) enhances the quality of life in Hyde Park-South Kenwood by tracking crime, documenting city ordinance violations, and sharing information of public concern.