Safety On Campus

UT Austin has many great on-campus resources between the UT Police Department, Student Government, campus safety initiatives and other departments and organizations. You can explore many of these resources and tools all in one place.

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The Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line (BCCAL)

BCAL is now BCCAL to answer your questions about COVID-19. Trained staff help callers explore available options and provide guidance and resource referrals to address behavior concerns and answer COVID-19 questions. Call 512-232-5050 or share your concerns using either the behavior concerns or

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UT Night Rides

Late night study session? Get a ride from campus to your home for free.


Emergency Alerts

Students are automatically signed up for emergency text alerts, but it's important to verify and update your contact information. These alerts include monthly tests, severe weather warnings and crime alerts.

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Title IX

If you are a victim of sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment or a related offense, you can report it to the Title IX office. They can provide resources and help you determine your next steps.

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The UT Police Department, located at 2201 Robert Dedman Dr., can provide useful safety resources and services. Dial 911 for emergencies and 512-471-4441 for non-emergencies.

Important Phone Numbers

University Police & Fire Emergency

Call 911

Non-Emergency University Police

Call (512) 471-4441 (dial extension 9 if calling from a university phone)

Emergency Information

Call 512-471-3434

Environmental Emergency

24-Hour Hotline: Call 512-471-3511

University Health Services (UT Students Only)

24-Hour Nurse Advice Line: Call 512-475-6877 (NURS)

Behavior Concerns and COVID-19 Advice Line (BCCAL)

24-Hour Hotline: Call 512-232-5050


Call 512-232-9255

SAFE Alliance (for survivors of rape, domestic violence, and sexual abuse)

24-Hour Hotline: Call 512-267-7233 (SAFE)

Facilities Services Emergency

Call 512-471-2020