At UH Mānoa, your safety is a top priority. Campus security officers patrol the campus 24 hours a day by vehicle and bike and on foot. Safety escorts are available after dark, and 74 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).
Campus Security provides a number of services to the community. For additional information on the services listed below, visit the Campus Security website.
Emergency Call Boxes
There are 74 Emergency Call Boxes located throughout campus. They can be easily identified after dark by their blue light. In case of an emergency, these call boxes connect you directly to the Campus Security dispatcher. To activate the call box, simply pick up the handset or press the call button. Campus Security will immediately identify your location even if you are unable to communicate verbally with the dispatcher.
Campus Security provides transportation or a walking escort from dusk to dawn for anyone walking alone on campus at night. Call 6-SAFE (7233) from an on-campus phone or 956-SAFE (7233) from an off-campus phone to request an escort. The escort will either accompany you on foot or transport you in a Campus Security vehicle to any UH Mānoa parking lot or facility.
If you have information about a crime, let Campus Security 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