Rising To The Challenge

Rising To The Challenge Of Covid-19

University of Delaware President Assanis recently released the President’s Report for 2021. The report included several acknowledgements for the work performed by the staff of Emergency Management and Environmental Health and Safety. For more information please select Read more below.

LiveSafe Safety App

LiveSafe: UD's official Safety App

The University of Delaware has launched a smartphone safety app that helps campuses prevent crime and better respond to incidents, helping make students even safer while at school.

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Tornado Information

What is a Tornado?

A tornado is a violent whirlwind that usually develops in association with a severe thunderstorm. Please click the "Read more..." link below to learn the difference between a tornado watch and warning, and how to best prepare for them.

Hurricane Preparedness Guide

Hurricane Preparation Guide

Severe weather may be impacting our region in the near future. Please refer to the following links for information about how you can prepare for the storm.

FEMA Guide
NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center
NWS at Mount Holly
Ready Guide
University UAS Policy

University UAS Policy

Planning on flying a drone or other Unmanned Aircraft System on campus? Make sure you've applied and read our policy first!

UAS Policy
UAS References
Weather Alert Advisory

Weather-related closings

When severe weather strikes the area, University of Delaware employees and students have several options to find out if there are late openings, early closings or cancellations on the Newark campus.

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CrimeMapping.com, Online Crime Mapping

Building community partnerships with citizens

The University of Delaware Police Department is pleased to announce a new mapping program called CrimeMapping.com. This is a free service. CrimeMapping.com is a public crime mapping system allowing the University Police Department to share crime information with the community. Use the "Near an Agency" option to show UDPD reported crimes.

Crime Mapping

Core Values

Welcome to the Office of Campus and Public Safety's website at the University of Delaware. Our department is committed to enhancing the quality of life for the entire University of Delaware community by maintaining a secure and open environment where the safety of everyone is our primary goal and responsibility. The Department strives to accomplish its mission while adhering to its core values of Excellence, Professionalism, and Quality Service.

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The Clery Act and what it means for your safety

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act is a federal statute codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1092(f), with implementing regulations in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations at 34 C.F.R. 668.46.

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Safety Tips for the UD Community

Safety Tips are now available for the University of Delaware Community concerning escort services, blue light emergency phones, crime reporting and other quick-access topics.

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University of Delaware Campus & Public Safety Leverages Technology to Enhance Public Safety

Beginning in May, 2010, the University of Delaware Campus & Public Safety Department embarked on Phase I of an initiative to utilize an I.P. based video surveillance system to enhance public safety.

UD Alert

Safety starts with you. By becoming an informed community member, you partner with UD Police. The better informed you are, the greater the potential for keeping you and the campus safe. Visit our dedicated Alert Website to find out how to subscribe to crime alerts, where to find our blue light phones around campus, how to update your emergency contact info, and more!

Surveillance Camera mapping

In an effort to enhance the safety and awareness of the campus community, the University Campus & Public Safety department is providing a Google Map depicting the current location of cameras that comprise the campus-wide surveillance camera system. Read More

CrimeMapping.com, Online Crime Mapping

The University of Delaware Police Department is pleased to announce a new crime mapping system called CrimeMapping.com. Crime Mapping

Critical Incident Management Plan

The University of Delaware has a fully developed Critical Incident Management Plan (CIMP) established to assist with planning and preparation for emergency situations, including pro-active efforts to reduce risk and mitigate loss, as well as serve to outline and guide those involved in response and recovery following such emergency situations. Read More

Student Behavior Consultation Team

The University of Delaware is committed to promoting a safe working, learning and living environment for all members of the campus community. The Student Behavior Consultation Team (SBCT) develops support plans to promote student health, well-being and successful academic experiences; and promotes campus safety through an active process of threat assessment and behavioral intervention. Read more