University of Chicago Police Department

The University of Chicago Police Department (UCPD) is a full service, CALEA-accredited police department with approximately 100 sworn personnel 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 E-Phone
  • 773.702.8181 from other phones
  • cops@uchicago.edu

UCPD headquarters is located at 6054 South Drexel Avenue and is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The UCPD Field Office is located at 1411 East 53rd Street. The Field Office is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Services offered at the Field Office include property registration, fingerprinting, and reporting.