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Safe U.

A Focus on Safety

The safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors is of highest priority at the University of Minnesota. A multi-pronged, collaborative effort is in place to promote on-campus safety, while working with our Minneapolis and other community partners to ensure proper resources are dedicated to making off-campus neighborhoods safe. Read more about the U's ongoing safety initiatives.

What's New?

Administrative Policy: Sexual Assault, Stalking and Relationship Violence

The University strives to assure the safety and respect the dignity of every student. Sexual assault, sexual harassment, relationship violence and stalking are prohibited at the University. An update to the Sexual Assault, Stalking and Relationship Violence policy defines affirmative consent as "informed, freely and affirmatively communicated willingness to participate in sexual activity that is expressed by clear and unambiguous words or actions."

If you would like to read more about sexual assault and affirmative consent, click here.

Coffee and Donuts with the Cops

UMPD will host its semiannual Donuts with the Cops events on the following dates and times:
Sept. 15, West Bank, Washington Ave. Bridge
Sept. 16, Union Street Plaza; and Sept. 17, St. Paul Student Center
The U community is invited to stop by for a cup of coffee and donut and to meet new University Police Chief Matt Clark. Events start at 8 a.m. and go until the donuts are gone.

Public Safety & the U.

What You Can Do.