Safety at UAF

UAF is committed to maintaining a safe environment for students, staff and faculty.

In An Emergency

  • Dial 911 and provide information to the dispatcher.
  • If it's safe to do so, wait in the area until emergency services personnel arrive, and/or meet them at the building entrance.

Nonemergency Situations

  • In a nonemergency situation, you can reach the dispatcher at 907-474-7721.

Closure or Emergency Information Updates

In the event of a closure, campus emergency or other disruption, information about the Fairbanks campus may be available by calling 907-474-7UAF (7823).

Information may also be disseminated via the following methods:

Safety and Security Tips

  • Walk in pairs at night or call 907-474-7721 at any time to have a community service officer escort you to your car or other Fairbanks campus location.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Trust your instincts.
  • Keep your residence door locked at all times.
  • Report suspicious persons or situations.
  • Alert campus police if you will be working late or on weekends.
  • Never leave personal items unattended.
  • Lock your vehicle.
  • Report all incidents of crime or suspected crime to the UAF Police Department, and never hesitate to call for help.
  • More information about safety is available at www.uaf.edu/student-affairs/student-resources/conduct.php#safety.

Who Can Help?

Emergency

  • UAF Police/Fire Department (911 or 907-474-7721)
  • Alaska State Troopers (907-451-5100)
  • Fairbanks Police Department (907-459-6500)
  • Fairbanks Memorial Hospital (907-458-5565)
  • Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living (907-452-2293)
  • Crisis Line (907-452-4357)
  • UAF Student Health and Counseling Center (907-474-7043)
  • UAF Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities (907-474-7317)
  • UAF Residence Life (907-474-7247)
  • UAF Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator (907-474-7300)

Contacting any of these resources doesn't commit you to further legal action and is confidential.

Prevention

  • UAF security escort (907-474-7721)
  • UAF Student Health and Counseling Center (907-474-7043)
  • UAF Disability Services (907-474-5655)
  • UAF Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities (907-474-7317)
  • Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living (907-452-2293)
  • UAF Office of Diversity and Equal Opportunity and Title IX Coordinator (907-474-7300)
Notice of Availability: Annual Security & Fire Safety Report
 

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for University of Alaska Fairbanks campuses is available online at: https://www.uaf.edu/csrr/ safety-prevention/ASR_9.27.19. pdf

The report contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for University of Alaska Fairbanks campuses, you can stop by the UAF Center for Student Rights and Responsibilities in Room 110 of the Eielson Building or request a copy be mailed to you by calling 907-474-7317 or emailing uaf-studentrights@alaska.edu