The USF Safe Walk/Safe Ride Program is available to all students, by calling 605-321-6400 (24/7).

The program is generally used on campus and will accompany you to your destination on campus - to your residence hall room, vehicle or other campus destination. If a dangerous situation arises on or off campus, the Campus Safety and Security Office is available to assist you or contact someone who can look out for your safety.

On and off campus USF recommends the following:

  • Value your safety and the safety of others.
  • Secure your valuables, keep doors locked.
  • Employ common sense and be aware of surroundings.
  • Plan your route. Take well-lit, busy walkways whenever possible.
  • Never take shortcuts through poorly lighted areas.
  • Don’t walk or jog alone after dark. Travel in groups.
  • Run from dangerous situations, fight if necessary.
  • Check out your surroundings before you get out of your car.
  • If you lose your keys or ID card, notify USF Campus Safety & Security authorities immediately.
  • Never wedge or prop open a door.
  • Don’t keep valuables in view in your car.
  • Call 911 if needed.