Committed to your safety

Safety is our top priority – it’s also a community effort. We help connect students, employees, local residents, and visitors with the resources and information they need to stay safe and enjoy our thriving city. The Department of Safety and Security operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week to support the safety of our community and respond in times of need.



A UGo Shuttle parked on the University of Chicago campus.

Campus Shuttles

The CTA Garfield Street station in Chicago.

Public Transportation

A sign for parking on the UChicago campus

Driving and Parking


A car driving on a street.

Lyft Ride Smart

Join the free Lyft ride program for all UChicago studentsLearn More
Pedestrian walking a dog in a Hyde Park neighborhood

Residential Security Assessments

Request a security assessment of your homeLearn More
A student sits on a bench on the Quad of the University of Chicago campus, using her laptop computer.

Stay Informed

Sign up for notifications about safety-related topics on and off campusLearn More

Safety Resources at UChicago: A Guide for Students