Safety


Police Chief Dale Brophy announces retirement

A national search will be conducted to fill the position.


Firework restrictions

The university and surrounding Salt Lake City neighborhoods are prohibited from using any kind of fireworks during the July holidays.


Preventing heat illness

Heat-related illnesses occur when the body is unable to cool itself efficiently after exposure to heat stressors.


Police officers complete Lethality Assessment Program training

The intervention program presents police officers and other first responders with questions they can use to assess a victim’s risk for serious injury or death.


Fire safety

The university and surrounding Salt Lake City neighborhoods are prohibited from using any kind of fireworks during the July holidays.


Lift safely

Follow these tips to prevent strains, dislocations and muscle tears.


Protecting campus working and learning environments

The Office of Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and Title IX has a new website to help you navigate the process during a nondiscrimination or sexual misconduct investigation.


University of Utah statement on campus safety actions

The University of Utah is committed to fostering a culture of safety, with ongoing efforts to improve infrastructure, practices, campus awareness, and response to daily incidents as well as during crises.


Outdoor activities and severe weather

When organizing outdoor activities, check the local forecast to plan accordingly.


New to U public safety

Eight new members have been added to the U’s Department of Public Safety, including a detective specializing in interpersonal violence and a victim advocate.