UI Department of Public Safety introduces app to enhance student safety

Hawk Watch app helps students create virtual safety network, send anonymous crime tips
Hawk Watch, which is powered by the campus safety app Rave Guardian, allows users to invite friends, family, or the UI Department of Public Safety to act as a virtual safety escort, or “guardian,” when they travel from one location to another.

UI’s Threat Assessment and Care Team connects faculty, staff, and students to resources

Attention to assessment and care make UI’s program unique
The Threat Assessment and Care Team combines expertise in the areas of law enforcement, mental health, student services, organizational effectiveness, employment law, and other legal issues to provide an integrated and coordinated approach for early identification, assessment, and management of behaviors that threaten the well-being of the UI community.

5 things students forget

Don’t overlook these easy-to-miss dates, deadlines, and resources
Here are five important dates, deadlines, or resources that students often miss.
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Security office warns of email scams

UI IT professionals see a rise in phishing scams, offer tips to avoid account compromise
UI IT professionals are seeing a rise in phishing scams. Use these tips to avoid compromising your account.
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'It's On Us'

UISG pledge drive combats sexual assault
The University of Iowa Student Government (UISG) is spearheading It's On Us pledge drives across the UI campus, encouraging students, faculty, and staff to take a stand against sexual assault.

On Iowa! schedule amended to improve participation in bystander intervention training

Video-based CHOOSE curriculum offers strategies for students
Bystander intervention training has always been an integral part of the University of Iowa’s On Iowa! program, which provides a comprehensive introduction to campus life for first-year students. But this year, even more students will receive the important training thanks to a deliberate change in scheduling.

UI to expand NITE RIDE service

Late-night transportation service will be open to all genders, powered by mobile app
The UI’s late-night transportation service is now open to people of all genders and powered by a smartphone application. The app will enable users to pinpoint their location within the NITE RIDE boundary map and request a ride to and from any location within those boundaries.
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New UIPD director believes in community of trust, transparency

Scott Beckner hopes to focus on teaching moments, getting to know the UI's students
For Scott Beckner, public safety on a college campus is about more than just writing citations and enforcing the law. It’s about building a community of trust and transparency that reinforces healthy decision-making and ensures everyone feels safe and supported.