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The Department of Campus Safety is staffed 24 hours a day year-round by trained professionals employed to serve the University community.

In life-threatening emergencies, or when you need immediate police, fire or medical assistance, make the following TWO calls: 911 and 303-871-3000 (1-3000).

DU Campus Safety logs over 62,000 computer aided dispatch events (approximately 170 per day) and over 13,000 calls for service. Additionally, approximately 1,000 reports are written annually by Campus Safety Officers.

Mission Statement

The Division of Campus Safety is committed to providing the DU Community with quality safety, security and parking services in a professional, respectful and consistent manner. We are dedicated to providing these services with integrity, clear communication, progressive thinking, and resourceful solutions toward meeting the University of Denver's goals and objectives.

To Report a Crime

You can report a crime or Honor Code violation to Campus Safety at any time by calling 303-871-2334.  An officer will be sent to your location to take your report.

If you would like to anonymously provide Campus Safety with information about a crime or suspected crime, you may call the anonymous tip line at 303-871-3130. Please leave as much information as possible so that we may investigate the incident.

To anonymously report a sexual assault, please contact either the University Chaplain, The Health and Counseling Center or the Center for Advocacy, Prevention and Empowerment.

To formally report a sexual assault, contact Campus Safety.

Emergency Notifications

Emergency notifications/alerts are designed to alert you via email, phone, voice mail, text message, and PDA in the event of an emergency on campus. Sign up Now through the Office of Emergency Preparedness.

Property Registration

The majority of crimes occurring on campus involve burglary or theft of property. Property Registration for your bicycle, laptop, computer, etc. is free.

Walking Escorts

Campus Safety offers a walking escort for students, staff and faculty who do not want to walk on campus alone after dark.  Escorts will walk you to and from any location on campus.  To request an escort, call 303-871-2334.

CPR/AED Training

Campus Safety offers free CPR and AED training to students, staff and faculty.  To register, please click the link below for the class that you wish to take.

No classes scheduled at this time, check back soon.

Intro. To Self-Defense Class

In response to requests from the community, the Department of Campus Safety now offers free, 90 minute basic self defense classes for students, staff and faculty of all genders.  These courses go over basic self-defense and risk-avoidance techniques.  This class is perfect for community members who cannot dedicate 15 hours to a more intense Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) class but still want to feel prepared to defend themselves if necessary.  To register, please click on the link below for the class you are interested in.

Classes will resume fall 2014

R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense/Resisting Aggression with Defense) Class

R.A.D. systems is a self-defense class offered throughout the United States and Canada, primarily on college campuses. The program is designed to develop and enhance self-defense options so they become viable for people being attacked. 

R.A.D. classes are held in the Campus Safety Center, 2130 S. High St., west of the Driscoll Center South building. The class fee is $25. Class size is limited.

R.A.D. For Women

R.A.D for women has its foundations in education and awareness. The course includes lecture, discussion and self-defense techniques suitable for women of all ages and abilities. Please see the video about the R.A.D. for women class at DU.

R.A.D. For Women Classes are typically 15 hours in length which can be split up amongst several days.  R.A.D. for women is held for groups of 5 or more upon request.  If you have a group of 5 or more participants and would like to schedule a class, contact our R.A.D. coordinator via e-mail.

R.A.D. For Men

Beginning in the 2013/2014 academic year, Campus Safety will offer R.A.D. for men classes.  R.A.D. for men stands for "Resisting Aggression with Defense".  Participants will have the opportunity to: raise their awareness of aggressive behavior, recognize how aggressive behavior impacts their lives, learn steps to avoid aggressive behavior, consider how they can be part of reducing aggression and violence, and practice hands-on self-defense skills to resist and escape aggressive behavior directed toward them.

R.A.D. For Men Classes are typically 10 hours in length which can be split up amongst several days.  R.A.D. for men is held for groups of 5 or more upon request.  If you have a group of 5 or more participants and would like to schedule a class, contact our R.A.D. coordinator via e-mail.