UT Arlington
Safe and Sound in Maverick Country

Getting Around


For your safety as you travel on and around campus, the Police Department offers a number of services to help you get where you need to go in the safest possible manner.

Daily Shuttle

If you need a ride around campus during daytime hours, consider our daily shuttle service. For shuttle routes and times, see the shuttle map.

Maverick Safety Escort

This free service offers students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors an escort from one location to another. The service is offered 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Hours may be altered to meet changing University needs. To request an escort at any time, contact the police dispatch at 817-272-3381 or utilize a call box on campus.

Mav Mover Shuttle Service

This service is provided on Saturdays only for campus residents. The shuttle route (pdf) includes the Parks at Arlington, Target, and Aldi market. The shuttle starts transporting from campus at 8:30 a.m. and runs through 6 p.m. Fare is $2.


Please remember that UT Arlington is located in a major urban area with heavy vehicular traffic. Bisecting our main campus is Cooper Street, which has six lanes of traffic and is consistently busy, especially during normal business hours. When crossing Cooper, be sure to observe crosswalk signals, travel in a group when possible, or utilize the three main bridges that cross Cooper and connect both sides of the campus.


Follow these safety precautions when riding a bicycle:

  • Wear a helmet that is approved by the ANSI or Snell Memorial Foundation. More than 75 percent of bicycle-related fatalities are the result of head injuries.
  • At night, be sure your bicycle has reflectors on the rear, front, spokes, and pedals. Wear bright, reflective clothing.
  • Ride with traffic and obey all traffic laws.
  • Protect your bike. Keep it properly locked when unattended and use the bike racks on campus. Register your bike for free with the UT Arlington Police Department online at police.uta.edu/crime-prevention/bicycle-theft.
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