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Safety Resources – UW in Seattle

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Huskies watch out for each other. Here are some safety resources to help.

Emergency alerts

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Add your cell phone number to get a text message during an emergency or if UW closes due to weather conditions.

Sign up

Safety planning and violence prevention

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Contact SafeCampus — no matter where you work or study — to discuss safety and well-being concerns for yourself or others.

Contact SafeCampus

Safety escort services

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Studying late? Use Husky NightWalk or NightRide for a safe trip to places on or near the UW Seattle campus.

Check it out

UW Police

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UWPD collaborates with our community to create a safe and secure UW campus in Seattle through education, problem solving and enforcement.

Learn about UWPD

Student mental health care

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Find out how to get mental health support for yourself or a student you care about. Crisis services available 24/7.

UW Employees: Learn about the Washington Employee Assistance Program.

Explore care options

Crime prevention

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Tips for personal safety, theft prevention, residence hall safety and more.

Get Info

Sexual assault resources

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An array of resources that reflect the University’s commitment to preventing and responding to sexual misconduct, including sexual assault, relationship violence, domestic violence, stalking and sexual harassment.

Learn more

SafeZone app

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With this free app, connect with UWPD immediately when you’re on the Seattle campus and relevant local emergency services when you aren’t. Use the app to call for help, report a medical issue or share your location with UWPD on your walk home.

Download the app

Off-campus resources

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Off-campus safety resources, including law enforcement, shelters and hotlines.

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