Personal Safety on Campus

While the University of Colorado Boulder is a relatively safe place to be, the campus is not a haven from community problems. Through the joint effort of various organizations on campus, CU is committed to providing ample safety resources for faculty, staff and students.

Specific efforts to promote safety on campus include the provision of adequate lighting, police protection, educational programs and special prevention programs, such as the CU NightRide escort services and laptop and bicycle registration programs.

In compliance with the federal Clery Act, students and employees receive (at the start of the fall semester) information on campus security policies and programs, including crime statistics, in an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. This report will be sent to CU Boulder affiliates by Oct. 1 of each year. In any emergency or life-threatening situation, always call 9-1-1.

Members of the university community are encouraged to report any incident of threatening or harmful behavior to the CU Boulder Police by calling 9-1-1 in an emergency or the non-emergency line, 303-492-6666. Other resources include the Office of Student Conduct at 303-492-5550, the Ombuds Office at 303-492-5077, and the CU Boulder Alcohol and Other Drugs Program at 303-492-5703.

Additional safety information can be found on the CU Police Department website. For information on crime alerts, trends and safety tips, follow the CU Police Department on Twitter (@CUBoulderPolice) and Facebook (CUBoulderPolice).