At UH Mānoa, your safety is a top priority. Campus safety officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day by vehicle and bike and on foot. Safety escorts are available after dark, and 68 Emergency Call Boxes are located throughout campus for your safety and protection.
To report an emergency:
- Dial 911 for the Honolulu Police Department
- Dial 956-6911 for Campus Security
- Pick up one of the on-campus Emergency Call Boxes to talk to a dispatcher
In the event of an emergency on campus, the Emergency Information page provides information about the nature of the incident, how to remain safe, and when status has returned to normal. Emergency information is also available by phone at 808-956-0001.
UH Alert Emergency Notification System
The UH Alert emergency notification system provides notifications to the university community in the event of an emergency. Alerts are sent to all hawaii.edu email addresses and can also be sent via text message to student, faculty, and staff cell phones. Sign up for UH Alert (UH System).
The Department of Public Safety provides a number of services to the community. For additional information on the services listed below, visit the Campus Safety website.
Emergency Call Boxes
There are 68 Emergency Call Boxes located throughout campus. In case of an emergency, these call boxes connect you directly to the Campus Safety dispatcher. To activate the call box, simply pick up the handset. Campus Safety will immediately identify your location even if you are unable to communicate verbally with the dispatcher.
Campus Safety provides transportation or a walking escort from dusk to dawn for anyone walking alone on campus at night. Call 6-8211 from an on-campus phone (or 956-8211 from an off-campus phone) to request an escort. The escort will either accompany you on foot or transport you in a Campus Safety vehicle to any UH Mānoa parking lot or facility.
If you have information about a crime, let Campus Safety know with this online form.
Other Safety Resources
- The UH Mānoa Emergency Management Program provides procedures for responding to major emergencies that may threaten the health and safety of the campus community or disrupt scheduled programs and activities.
- The Environmental Health & Safety Office provides students, faculty, and staff with information and training on how to stay safe and healthy on campus