|Night Time Personal Safety Tips|
UTC Police Department offers 24 hour service and will provide after hours escorts upon request in the campus areas.
Whenever you know you will be walking on campus at night, dress in clothes and shoes which will not hamper movement.
Always be alert and aware of your surroundings. Plan your route for safety, and walk with friends or a group whenever possible.
If you sense danger:
Move away from the threat; for instance, cross the street and increase your pace. Join a group of people nearby.
If a threatening situation seems imminent:
Yell, scream, or make a commotion to attract other people.
Go to an open business.
To contact UTC Police Department for help or to report a crime in progress; you may use any of the following options:
Blue Light Phones are available across campus, just press the button and you will be connected with Campus Police
From a cell phone (423) 425-4357 (HELP)
Consider adding this number to your cell phone’s quick dial list.
For off-campus emergencies, dial 911.