The Department of Public Safety encourages and supports the safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors to our campus, while ensuring a safe, friendly, and welcoming environment for the UHart community to live, learn, work, and play.
Contact Public SafetyIf you need assistance or help in an emergency, you can reach us in several ways:
- Routine calls can be made 24 hours a day, seven days a week to 860.768.7985.
- Our 24-hour emergency number is 860.768.7777 or dial 7777 from any campus phone.
- Blue light emergency phones with a direct link to public safety are located throughout campus.
- We may also be reached via email at email@example.com and the LiveSafe App.
- Follow Public Safety on Instagram at uhartpublicsafety
Our headquarters is located on the northeast side of campus adjacent to parking lot E and across from the parking lot for Konover Campus Center and Lincoln Theater.
Our new Public Safety Community Office is located near Alumni Plaza on the residential side of campus.
Get to Know Our Officers
Our Public Safety team takes great pride in serving our vibrant campus community. Public Safety services include bike and foot patrol, emergency response, medical services, building security, and training and workshops.
We would be happy to answer your questions and invite you to learn more about us!
Comfort Dog Teddy
Teddy, the 2-year-old Labrador retriever, has joined the pack at UHart’s Department of Public Safety as a campus comfort canine. He’s the working partner and family member of Public Safety Officer Michael Calderon, who takes him home after each shift for the more typical part of his doggie days. Learn more about Teddy's training and background.
Teddy is excited to meet with students one-on-one and at events!
Learn what steps you can take to keep yourself and your belongings safe while on campus.
Being prepared in a crisis helps save lives. Learn what to do and not to do when faced with common emergencies on and off campus.
Get the scoop on campus parking rules and permits for students, staff, and visitors. You can also pay outstanding fees via the parking services web portal.Parking
LiveSafe is a free mobile app offering COVID-19 screening features, SafeWalk and SafeRide tools, and a direct emergency connection to our public safety officers.LiveSafe App
The Clery Act is a federal law requiring colleges and universities across the United States to share information about crime on and around their campuses.Jeanne Clery Act—Crime Statistics