Motorist Assistance

For motorist assistance on the Tampa Campus call 813-974-8040.

This FREE service is provided from 8:00 A.M. until 8:30 P.M., Mon-Thur and from 8:00 A.M. until 4:30 P.M. Fri (except holidays). We have prioritized this service so that response times are under 15 minutes and with few exceptions no more than 30 minutes.

The Motorist Assistance Program (MAP) is available to provide students, visitors, and staff the complimentary service:

  • Jump starting your car.

For after-hours emergencies or safety issues, contact University Police at 974-2628.

If you have locked yourself out of your vehicle, and you are a member of an automobile club such as AAA, please call them for service.

If you are not a member of an automobile club, call the University Police at 974-2628. Ask the dispatcher to contact a local locksmith for you.

If you feel unsafe while you are waiting for the locksmith service to arrive, please ask the dispatcher to send a U.S. Security Associates security officer, a parking enforcement specialist, or a police officer to wait with you until help arrives.