Stay Informed

The University of Chicago provides several ways to keep you informed of any safety-related situations on campus or in the surrounding areas that may affect you. For more information, please review the following:

  • cAlert
    The University’s emergency notification system used when a life-threatening situation requires immediate action by members of the University. cAlert sends a short message, text, or automated phone call to students, faculty, other academic personnel, and staff of the University. Ensure your contact information is up-to-date by visiting cAlert online.
  • Security Alerts
    Messages about significant crimes occurring on campus or near campus deemed to be a continued threat that are sent to all University members and anyone else who signs up to receive them. Visit the Policies & Procedures webpage to read the Security Alerts Guidelines.
  • UCPD Daily Crime/Fire Log
    A report of all daily incidents reported to the UCPD over the previous 24 hours posted to the Department of Safety & Security’s website. View the daily crime/fire log in the Data & Information webpage.