The University of Delaware Department of Public Safety works to create an environment where people can feel safe to learn, work, live and visit and is committed to providing quality service and protection to the entire University community. The Department of Public Safety is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
University of Delaware Police Officers and Student Police Aides regularly patrol campus by day and during the late-night hours, and a free walking escort program is offered by calling (302) 831-2222 or by using one of the many blue light emergency phones located across campus. Additionally, aides maintain a presence on UD shuttle buses during late-night runs.
Public Safety provides an Emergency Response Team, K-9 Police Teams, foot and bike patrols, and a 24-hour campus escort service to protect the entire University community.
To maintain a secure environment all residence halls are equipped with the latest safety technology including:
Stay safe! Review the following information about ways to protect yourself on campus: