The University of Tennessee Police Department is dedicated to providing a safe campus. The department utilizes police patrol, community service officers, and a comprehensive crime prevention program to promote a safe and supportive campus environment.
The UT Police Department’s Community Relations Unit (CRU) provides crime prevention programs at no cost in the areas of personal safety, substance abuse, DUI, and Rape Aggression Defense.
Community Service Officers are able to provide vehicle boosts or unlocks of your vehicle. The “T” Service is available for transportation during non-daylight hours to allow students the option of not walking alone.
The University has a comprehensive Emergency Management Plan that encompasses planning for incidents such as a pandemic outbreak, criminal activity, or a natural disaster. The UT Alert system is designed for students, staff, or faculty to be notified immediately by text message of an ongoing or active concern on campus. Individuals must choose to enroll in this program to be notified.
Take the time to secure your property and lock your doors.
Be aware of your surroundings and avoid unsafe shortcuts.
Contact the UT Police Department immediately if you encounter a suspicious person on campus.