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Redbird Safe Walk

Redbird Safe Walk is available to all students, faculty, and staff members who would like to be escorted to and from places including campus locations, bus stops, and apartments close to campus. Redbird Safe Walk is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Call (309) 438-WALK to request an escort. For Relay Service for the Deaf please call (309) 438-8266.

Call Redbird Safe Walk When...

  • Studying late on campus
  • Attending a late-night social event (i.e. Athletics, UPB or RSO program, party)
  • Leaving evening classes, meetings, or work
  • You don’t feel comfortable walking alone for ANY reason

Tips for Developing a Personal Safety Plan

  • Carry a cell phone
  • Limit use of alcohol and other drugs
  • Remain alert
  • Vary your route
  • Walk with a friend
  • Stay in well-lit areas