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Everything about safety and security on campus right at your fingertips!

Share your location with family and friends in real-time as you walk to and from campus, report information to UIC Police, access all important safety resources and services, and much more!

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Receiving timely information about severe weather conditions or other emergency events affecting the university can make all the difference in knowing when to take immediate action to remain safe.

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Active Threat Readiness

Active Threat/Shooter incidents are often unpredictable and evolve quickly. Knowing how to respond during an emergency is crucial to your personal safety and the wellbeing of those around you.
Please take a few moments to review actions to take when confronted with an active threat/shooter situation on campus.
Remember your options: EVACUATE, EVADE or ENGAGE.

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Safety and Security Reporting at UIC

The 2017-2018 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report highlights the many safety and security policies, procedures, programs, and advocacy networks available at UIC and our regional health science campuses.
We invite you to give it a read, and consider how it can help promote and improve your personal safety and the wellbeing of those around you.

View the 2017-2018 Annual Report


  • Need help? That’s why we’re here!

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