Security and accessibility on campus

Your personal well-being is extremely important to us. The university operates its own police department on campus and provides many support services and offices that assist students with wellness and security.

Sexual Assault Prevention & Education Center

SAPEC coordinates KU’s sexual assault prevention and education programs, including bystander intervention, gender-based violence prevention, men’s engagement, affirmative consent, and healthy relationships.

Two students in the stands at Allen Fieldhouse

SafeRide and the Jayhawk Buddy System

During the spring and summer semesters, SafeRide offers free transportation from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., seven nights a week (Thursday through Sunday during summer session). Services like SafeRide and practices like the Jayhawk Buddy System keep students secure and accountable.

Student exiting a bus on campus

Public Safety Office

KU’s police department provides campus law enforcement services and sponsors educational programs on personal safety, property, and alcohol.

Campus police car outside the Kansas Union

Advocacy and support

Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access

IOA administers equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policies, and assists with investigations into reported acts of harassment, discrimination, sexual misconduct, and sexual violence.

Student Support and Case Management

Students may turn to SSCM when experiencing undue stress, mental health concerns, personal challenges, and other difficulties impeding their success at KU.