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We strive to promote safety and awareness for on-campus residents. Apartment & Residence Life works closely with the UTA Police Department, the Fire Marshal and other safety areas to educate and inform students about safe living practices. Please see the document below for tips on how to keep you, and your living environment, safe.

Suggestions for Keeping You and Your Residence Safe (pdf)

All of our campus residences employee safety measures to ensure that students are safe and secure in their environments. These include photo ID entry, Campus Crime Watch, and The Great Escape - a vivid simulation and training session on how to survive in the event of a fire. For more information about UT Arlington's safety measures, please see the appropriate tabs.


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Safety First

UT Arlington has its own police department. Its authorized strength of 112 includes 41 sworn police officers who provide a safe learning environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to the campus.