Emergency & Safety


University Police Department

24/7 emergency assistance on campus is provided by the University Police Department by calling 911. For non-emergency situations and other information, visit the sites below.

Crisis Intervention

There are university and community resources available to assist students in times of crisis or personal trial.

Students of Concern

Student Outreach & Support coordinates with the Students of Concern Assistance Team (SOCAT) as a ready resource for students, faculty, and staff if concerns are raised about a student's behavior.

Victim Advocacy

Our dedicated team of advocates will assist any victim with on-campus and community support services and resources.

USF Safe App

The USF Safe App is available as a free download through the Apple or Google Play stores to help improve your personal safety and security. USFSafe can trigger emergency phone calls and Mobile BlueLight to alert University Police, offers an interactive map to help you navigate, plus a toolkit with a flashlight, alarm and more.

Emergency Preparedness & Response

Visit this site to learn more about university emergency preparedness and response. In the event of a university emergency, visit USF's main website or call the Information hotline (recorded message) at (800) 992-4231.