The health, safety and well-being of the university community is paramount. University officials and medical experts are continuously monitoring and following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), Austin Public Health (APH) and other official sources. Find more on the UT Coronavirus site.
Students, faculty, staff, and university affiliates, should carry your UT ID card at all times: Your ID is your key to enter most campus buildings during restricted access hours.
Emergencies may range from inclement weather to building evacuations to campus closures. The university has a variety of tools to communicate with the public in the event of these and other possible emergencies. Depending on the type of emergency, we may use some or all of the tools listed to communicate with faculty, staff and students.
Are you worried about a student in your class, bothered that your roommate has been acting differently, or concerned about the behavior of a co-worker? Do you have concerns but are not sure what to do? Do you have questions about COVID-19 and need support? If so, contact the Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line at 512-232-5050 or submit your behavior concerns or COVID-19 questions online.
Bike registration is required for everyone who bikes on campus. Make sure to get registered — it acts as a theft deterrent.
Whether you are looking for an apartment or have lived in off-campus housing for years, this guide offers advice to help you live safe.
Register your valuables with the UTPD personal property registration service, free to all UT Austin students, faculty and staff.
SURE Walk is a student-run volunteer group that provides walks to and from campus to UT students, faculty and staff, with the help of student volunteers.
As of Spring 2019, Lyft serves as the provider for UT Austin’s Night Rides program! UT Night Rides provides Lyfts away from main campus to your home* 7 days a week from 11 p.m. - 4 a.m.
*Locations served will mirror current UT Shuttles routes for West Campus, Far West, Lake Austin, North Riverside, Lake Shore, Crossing Place, and Intramural Fields as well as mainline Route 10, serving the Red River area. All UT Night Rides must originate from main campus only.
Follow the link to learn more and opt-in.
If you are on campus and need a ride between 8 pm and 2 am, call UTPD at 512-471-4441 and then hit #9 to make your request.
Sign up for the UTPD's Citizen Police Academy, a course designed to give you a better understanding of the Police Department.
UTPD is available for a variety of safety programs and presentations throughout the year.