Report an Incident, Concern or Safety Hazard

There are several options for you to contact the CU Boulder Police to report crimes or safety-related incidents at CU Boulder, including anonymously through Safe2Tell. If you are considering reporting a concern, seeking confidential support, referring someone for help and learning skills for helping others, you can explore your options on the Don't Ignore It website.

Lighting and maintenace issues, incuding potential safety hazards, can be reported through the Facilitites Management website.

Support Resources

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) offers a range of confidential mental health serves tailored to fit the needs of CU Boulder students. 

The Faculty & Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) is dedicated to serving the emotional and psychological needs of the campus community. Confidential counselors support a wide range of personal and work-related issues. 

The Office of Institutional Equity and Compliance (OIEC) provides education and addresses concerns about discrimination, harassment and sexual misconduct. 

Student Conduct & Conflict Resolution provides support and resources to help students understand the impact of their behaviors and resolve conflicts.

The Office of Victim Assistance (OVA) provides confidential advocacy and trauma-focused counseling for students, staff and facuty who have experienced or witnessed a trauamtic, disturbing or life-disrupting event.

The Ombuds Office provides confidential assistance to students, faculty and staff to informally and impartially resolve complaints or disputes with other individuals, offices or departments within the university. 

Student Legal Services is a small law office at CU Boulder dedicated exclusively to serving the legal needs of students. 

Sudent Support and Case Management offers assistance and intervention for students in distress or experiencing a challenging situation.

There is a 24/7 Suicide Prevention help line for individuals exhibiting suicidal tendencies or thoughts. Simply dial 988 for help.

Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies can arise at any time, from unforeseen causes. It is important that you are prepared in case of any emergency, and that you are aware of the different kinds of emergencies that can occur on a research campus like CU Boulder.

The CU Boulder Alerts website will be updated with relevant information during emergencies. Be ready. Be aware. Be Boulder.

Emergency Management provides planning and coordination of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery of natural and man-made disasters, and provides a personal emergency preparedness checklist.

Environmental Health & Safety provides services and support that allows the university to maintain its high standards of health and safety for laboratories, work areas and classrooms.


The CU Boulder Police Department provides a number of services and programs to the campus community. Explore the many Crime Prevention resources available, and promptly report any and all criminal acts, dangerous situatinos and suspicious behavior.

CU NightRide

Students, faculty and staff members may receive a free safe escort by vehicle to/from campus and through Boulder city limits via CU NightRide.

Guardian Mobile Safety App

This free app features tools like a safety timer so friends or loved ones can monitor you if you're walking alone and call for help if you don't reach your destination by the expected time. The app apslo provides an additional method to receive CU Alerts and can provide you with quick access to call 911 or the CU Boulder Police non-emergency number, 303-492-6666.

Active Harmer Response

CU Boulder follows the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Run, Hide, Fight protocol, and provides in-person training, video training and site security assessments.

Safeguarding Youth and Program Support

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to ensuring the health and safety of the minors participating in all programs sponsored or supported by the university or on university premises. Learn more and register your program.

Community Safety Resources

CU Boulder has a strong, collaborative relationship with our public safety partners in Boulder county. Please become familar with these safety resources.

Call or text 911 in an emergency.