University of Chicago Police Department

The University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) is a full service, CALEA-accredited police department serving the University of Chicago and surrounding areas from 37th Street to 64th Street, and Cottage Grove Avenue to Lake Shore Drive. Members of the department are committed to conducting their work in a respectful and dignified manner while providing a safe environment for those who live, learn, and work in our community. Read the University of Chicago Police Services brochure to learn more about our police department and the services we provide.

Contact the UCPD

  • 123 from on-campus phones
  • Press the red button on an emergency phone
  • 773.702.8181 from other phones
  • cops@uchicago.edu

The cops@uchicago.edu email account is monitored from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you need immediate assistance, call 773.702.8181 or dial 123 from any campus phone.

UCPD headquarters is located at 850 East 61st Street and is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.