UT Arlington offers the following programs and services for your safety and security. For more information or to schedule a program, visit uta.edu/police or contact the University’s crime prevention officer at 817-272-3902 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This interactive online course is aimed at providing college students with information and awareness to prevent alcohol and substance abuse. Additionally, Campus Clarity covers University policy and response related to sexual misconduct. All new students at the University are required to take the course.
Modeled after the nationwide Neighborhood Crime Watch, this program promotes on campus community awareness about crime and how to prevent and report it.
The Police Department, Environmental Health and Safety Office, and the Physical Plant are watchful for safety and security considerations in campus maintenance. Campus facilities are inspected regularly so repairs affecting safety can be made.
Should a serious crime against a person or people happen on campus, the Police Department sends out prompt notification to student and faculty University email addresses.
In addition to regularly scheduled fire drills, the Great Escape is a vivid simulation and training session on how to survive in the event of a fire.
Every year, Student Congress hosts a Night Walk. During the outing, administrators and Student Congress members walk the campus and make suggestions on safety concerns.
This organized effort, which includes meetings, security surveys, and informational programs, is designed to reduce or remove crime in the workplace.
The University’s crime prevention officer provides additional education and awareness programs centered on various personal safety topics.
UTA Police presents a session on campus safety at all orientation programs. They also host information tables during Parent & Family Weekend and orientation to inform parents and first-year students about University safety measures.
The Rape Aggression Defense program (R.A.D.) is a program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques developed for women. The R.A.D. System is a comprehensive, women-only course that teaches awareness, prevention, and risk reduction and avoidance, while progressing on to the basics of hands-on self-defense training.
The University conducts security surveys of offices and buildings upon request to identify vulnerabilities in access, security, and property control, and to make recommendations for addressing those vulnerabilities.
This program allows anyone who has witnessed a crime to report the event anonymously. It should not be used to report emergencies or imminent threats.