SafeWalks & SafeRides
You don’t have to walk alone.
By traveling together, we significantly reduce our chances of being targeted by criminals on campus.
SafeWalks is a courtesy service provided to University of Illinois students, faculty, and staff. To request a SafeWalks escort, call 217-333-1216 or download the mobile app for iOS or Android. You can also use an emergency phone to contact a dispatcher.
Please give at least 15 minutes notice.
Hours of Operation
For April through September*, SafeWalks operating hours are:
9 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., Sunday through Wednesday (calls taken until 2:15 a.m.)
9 p.m. to 3 a.m., Thursday, Friday or Saturday (calls taken until 2:45 a.m.)
*Early SafeWalks take place between the months of October and March, beginning at 7 p.m.
SafeWalks is a free service provided by Student Patrol. Visit our employment page for more information on how to join Student Patrol.
Between dusk and 6 a.m., the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District offers limited SafeRides by request by calling 217-265-RIDE (7433). Please visit the MTD website for more information about SafeRides.