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For students living in residence halls on campus, there are a number of safety measures taken to ensure a safe, healthy environment.

  • Residence hall entrance doors are locked or monitored at all hours of the day and night.
  • Night security stations are provided in all residence halls while classes are in session.
  • Bathroom doors are locked in all residence halls during the academic year and can be accessed by a resident’s bathroom key.
  • All rooms, hallways and public areas are equipped with smoke detectors, and fire drills are held each semester to ensure students understand the proper response in the event of a fire.
  • TitanAlert allows students to receive important information via text message.
  • University Police enforce civil and criminal codes, traffic laws and rules of the University System.
  • University Police provide security and safety educational services to the University community.


More Information

  • To learn more about residence hall safety and security, visit the Residence Life website.
  • For 24-hour assistance and safety information, call the University Police at (920) 424-1212.

Emergency Contacts


UWO Police Department: (920) 424-1212
Main University: (920) 424-1234
Risk and Safety: (920) 424-3466
Facilities: (920) 424-3466
Student Health Center: (920) 424-2424
Crisis Hotline: (920) 233-7707