Safety means being protected from danger, risk, or injury. Learn how to be safe on campus.


Stuck on campus late at night? RamSafe is the point-to-point evening transportation service dedicated for VCU students, faculty and staff. For RamSafe Escort Service call (804) 828-SAFE (7233).

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RAMSWay is a route connecting key locations on the Monroe Park Campus, such as classroom buildings, gyms, libraries, residence halls and parking decks. When traveling on a RAMSWay path, members of the VCU community will have more opportunities to speak with VCU Police officers and pass by emergency reporting telephones (ERTS phones).

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Safety and Support

The Dean of Students office helps students who are struggling with academic, personal, or emotional difficulties or who may be exhibiting worrisome or other concerning behavior. Report a self-concern, a concern for another student or explore other options.

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Title IX Not Anymore Training

VCU is committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment free from sexual violence. For those who unfortunately have experienced sexual violence, VCU offers care and support and encourages them to seek this help as soon as possible; also, as time passes, important evidence may be lost.

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VCU Alert

You can choose to receive Virginia Commonwealth University Alert communications through text messaging, email or both.

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VCU Police

For an on-campus emergency dial (804) 828-1234. For non-emergency dial (804) 828-1196. For 24-hour Student Counseling Services dial (804) 828-6200.

VCU Police provides the LiveSafe Mobile App to the VCU community. Send VCU Police information 24/7 about emergencies or crimes. Tips submitted through LiveSafe are monitored by VCU Police dispatchers 24/7, just as all emergency calls at VCU are monitored.

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