University of Chicago Police Department

The University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) has worked to keep our communities safe for more than 40 years. This professionally trained force operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from 37th to 65th streets and Cottage Grove Avenue to Lake Shore Drive.

Approximately 100 state certified officers with full police powers comprise this private police department that serves as the primary policing authority on and around the University of Chicago’s campus.

Contact the UCPD

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

Visit UCPD headquarters at 6054 South Drexel Avenue. Use the entrance on 61st Street.