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Download Rave Guardian

Learn more about the free mobile app that lets you send anonymous tips to police, schedule a guided walk home, and call UIPD with the touch of a button.

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Bookmark the NITE RIDE app

NITE RIDE is a free late-night transportation service available to UI students, faculty, and staff of all genders. Request a ride between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. 7 days a week. 

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Update your Hawk Alert settings

Text message is the fastest way to receive emergency notifications. Update your settings now, and view the Hawk Alert log on our emergency website.


UI DPS will conduct Hawk Alert Test on Wed. March 24 at 11 a.m.

UPDATE: The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety will conduct a Hawk Alert test tomorrow (Thursday, April 8) at 10 a.m. in conjunction with the rescheduled Johnson County siren test. The sirens on campus will be briefly activated in conjunction with other sirens in the area and registered users will receive Hawk Alert messages, if weather permits.

Previous tests, including the one scheduled for March 24 and described below, were postponed due to weather.

UIPD issues Crime Alert 21-03

Trigger Warning: This warning addresses a report of sexual misconduct. Resources are available on and off campus to provide assistance. Contact RVAP for 24/7 support at (319) 335-6000; or at

In the interest of campus safety, we want everyone to be aware that...

University of Iowa officials received two reports of sexual assaults that occurred during the same incident in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 6, at an east side residence hall. Indications are the assaults were perpetrated by acquaintances.

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