The University of Iowa

Be #HawkeyeSafe

Be #HawkeyeSafe

We want you to feel empowered to play an active role in campus safety by taking advantage of the safety tools, services, and training programs we offer.

See a full list below.

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Download the Rave Guardian App

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.

Download the app

NITE RIDE vehicles are pictured outside the UI Department of Public Safety on the UI campus.

NITE RIDE is a free late-night transportation service available to UI students, faculty, and staff of all genders.


Request a Ride

UI Police Officer demonstrating life saving techniques during a training course.
Request Training

The UI Department of Public Safety offers a variety of free and low-cost training courses to faculty, staff and students. 


Request Training

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Update your Hawk Alert settings

Text message is the fastest way to receive emergency notifications. Be sure to keep your settings up to date. You can view the Hawk Alert log on our emergency website.

Student Security Officers patrol a residence hall on campus.
Join our team

The Security Division employs more than 80 student security officers throughout the academic year who work in roles that are critical to the function of the institution.

UI Police Officer Alton Poole shaking hands with members of the community during an outreach event.
Connect with us

Our Community Outreach Officer helps bridge the gap between campus and the department by developing relationships with students, faculty, and staff. Contact us.