Transportation / Safety

Students having a good time

The safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors is of highest priority at the University of Minnesota.

  • The Rave Guardian safety app is available for University of Minnesota - Twin Cities students. Rave Guardian is free smart-phone app that provides students, faculty and staff with access to Virtual Escorts and other helpful safety and security resources on campus. 
  • 624-WALK provides walking and biking security escorts to and from campus locations and nearby adjacent neighborhoods 24/7. Call 612-624-9255.
  • Gopher Chauffeur will be available to provide students with a safe ride home from 7:30 PM to 10:00PM. Rides are available by request using the Gopher Chauffeur app. For more information on how to download this app, please visit
  • Campus Buses provide direct service between the St. Paul, East Bank and West Bank campuses approximately every 20 minutes. For Spring Jam, only the Campus Connector and the University Avenue Circulator will be running.

Safe Campus is a proud sponsor of Spring Jam™. Find out how to get home safely on the Safe Campus website.

My friend may have had too much to drink. What do I do?
Call 911. Don't worry about getting in trouble; your friend's life is more important.
Minnesota has a Medical Amnesty Law to limit consequences for minors who call for emergency assistance.

What should I do if someone I know is sexually assaulted?
Get them to a safe place. Call The Aurora Center anytime through their 24-hour helpline at 612-626-9111.
Advocates are on call 24/7 to provide support and options.