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Student Safety Tips

  • City of Ann Arbor Crime Alerts & Crime Mapping
    Sign up for crime alert communications to your email and/or utilize crime mapping to be notified when a crime happens near a specific address.
  • Register your Laptop
    Laptops and other portable electronic devices are easy targets for theft. Learn how to register your device online with the University of Michigan Police Department.
  • Medical Amnesty Law
    To better ensure that minors at medical risk as a result of alcohol intoxication will receive prompt and appropriate medical attention, in 2012, the State of Michigan adopted a medical amnesty law to remove perceived barriers to calling for or seeking help.
  • UM Emergency Alert Notification
    UM Emergency Alert is a free, mass notification system by which the University can notify students, faculty and staff of an active, major campus emergency.
  • Making Safe Choices Online
    Safety online includes protecting your privacy, staying connected to your support network, deterring identity theft and financial fraud, and managing your social networks so that you share only the information you want to share and with whom you choose.
  • Put a Stop to Identity Theft
    Don’t be the victim of identity theft; protect your information with these tips from the University of Michigan Police Department and U-M Information and Technology Services.
  • Reporting a Crime
    See Something? Say Something! If you witness criminal or suspicious activity alert the police in a timely manner.
  • Fire Safety Tips
    The Ann Arbor Fire Department (AAFD) provides emergency services including fire suppression, vehicle extrication, medical response, hazardous materials, water/ice rescue and technical rescue 24 hours per day.
  • Law Enforcement on Campus and in Ann Arbor
    Concerned about who to contact in an emergency? This information identifies local law enforcement agencies.
  • Crime Prevention
    Equip yourself with information on crime prevention both on and off campus.
  • Walking Alone At Night
    It’s late. You’re studying for finals, so it is going to get later. Here are some ideas to help you be safer and feel safer. Remember, it’s up to you to decide which strategies will best fit into your life.
  • Personal Safety Education
    Practice saying “No.” It is not the easiest skill to learn. If it is challenging to refuse anyone or anything, here are some tips to get you started.