Do not walk alone during the hours of darkness.

  • If you must walk alone, inform someone at your destination when to expect you.  Utilize an escort offered by After-Hours Assistance during the hours of darkness.
  • If you are attacked, do anything to bring public attention to your situation:  scream, bite, kick and stomp the attacker's foot with your heel.  Keep items of value out of sight.
  • Safeguard documents containing personal information others could use to commit identity theft.
  • Lock your residence hall door when you are asleep or when the room is not occupied.
  • Report suspicious activity promptly.
  • Never prop open residence hall exterior doors.
  • Never loan your access/ID card to others. 
  • Mark items of value with an identifying number or symbol.  Record serial numbers.  Photograph items of value.  Never use your social security number as an identifying number.
  • Register your bicycle and lock it to a campus bike rack or keep it in your room when not in use.
GU Safe-Ride is a student-operated program (sponsored by Campus Ministries) offering students a safe ride to their home or other place of safety.
This service is FREE, SAFE and CONFIDENTIAL and is available on Friday and Saturday nights from 10 p.m. until 3 a.m while classes are in session.
To request a ride, please call 641.784.LIFT (5438).
GUAlert is an emergency notification system that will send a text message to a cell phone or an email to an email address when there is an emergency that needs to be quickly announced to a campus.  Messages are sent only in the event of a crisis. Graceland encourages all employees, students and faculty to enter their cell phone number or email address to receive these notices.
To enter your cell phone number, correct it or see what is on file, please click on the link below: