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We want you to feel safe anywhere you go on campus. If you need to be accompanied from one point to another, escorte can arrange for a personal service escort any time of day. Safety escorts usually arrive in 10 to 15 minutes. Restrictions The safety escort service is not intended to be a taxi service. Transportation will not be provided to workplaces, restaurants, airports, bus terminals, and so on. Students who display disruptive behavior or are intoxicated may not use this service.
More information will be posted here when it becomes available. All officers receive extensive training prior to employment at Penn, and work seamlessly to provide the UPPD with the necessary information for preventing and deterring criminal activities, as well as assisting in the apprehension of criminals.
Open toolbar. The officer will maintain a safe distance during the walk for your and their protection.
Rotate Your Phone to Portrait Mode. Officers are dispatched by radio and will accompany you from one campus location to another, to your parked vehicle, to a Penn Transit Stop or to an on-campus SEPTA regional transit stop. Navigate This Section.
All of these public safety officers, though unarmed, with no powers of arrest escorte investigation, maintain direct radio communications with our PennComm emergency dispatching center, and supplement the University of Pennsylvania Police Department, through additional services and walking escorts.
Available 24 hours a day, days a year, between 30th to 43rd Streets and Market Street to Baltimore Avenue. They will also have visible photo identification badges which you can always ask to check before proceeding with the walk.