Safety and security
Committed to your safety
The safety of people on campus and in the surrounding community is a paramount priority for the University of Chicago. On this page, you’ll find an overview of the robust safety resources available to you, as well as tips for staying safe in the city. For a complete picture of the University’s ongoing commitment to safety and a full list of resources, please explore the Department of Safety and Security’s website.
Staying safe in the city
Chicago is one of the world’s great cities, and we are proud to call it home. There are also security considerations that come with living in a large city – and the University has extensive resources available to help you stay safe. The safety tips on this page are good advice for living in a large urban environment.