Personal Safety and Security

Personal Safety Tips

UCSF Police Department - Safety and Security Awareness Guide

UCSF Rights, Options & Resources for Survivors of Sexual Assault, Dating Violence, Domestic Violence and Stalking

To request a hard copy of either document please contact Jason Heil at 415/502-9396 or jheil@police.ucsf.edu.

For additional safety information please see the following:

Safety Escorts & Night Shuttle Escorts

Parnassus Medical Center Security Services 415/885-7890

Night Shuttle Escort 415/915-4283 (automated call service) or use the UCSF Mobile App - RideCell system to request a pickup.
Go to: https://ucsf.ridecell.com/request for more information.

Mission Bay

  • Genentech Hall, 1st Floor Main Lobby 415/514-4020
  • Rock Hall, 1st Floor Main Lobby 415/514-4317

Laurel Heights, 1st Floor Main Lobby 415/476-8868

Mission Center Building, 1st Floor Main Lobby 415/476-0399

Sexual Assault/Rape Resources

UCSF Confidential CARE Advocate - Denise Caramagno 415/502-8802

San Francisco Women Against Rape (24-hour crisis line) 415/647-RAPE (7273)

San Francisco Trauma Recovery Center 415/437-3000

UCSF PD schedules regular Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) self-defense training classes for women.  For more information please contact Ailene Estalilla, ailene.estalilla@ucsf.edu, 415/476-9866 or see the RAD FAQ. To view the upcoming class schedule, please see the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/ucsf-police-department-3618659535

Important Phone Numbers

Have these numbers programmed into your cell phone:

UCSF Police Department

  • On Campus Emergency (land line use) 9-911
  • On Campus Emergency (cell phone use) 415/476-6911
  • Non Emergency 415/476-1414
  • Invesitgations 415/476-5174

San Francisco Police Department 911 (Emergency)

Off Campus Non-Emergency (SFPD) 415/553-8090 

San Francisco Sheriff's Patrol (SFGH) 415/206-8063.

Other UCSF Resources

Crime Prevention Unit & Security Surveys 415/502-9396

Faculty Staff Assistance Program 415/476-8279

Office for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment & Discrimination 415/476-7700

Student Health & Counseling Services 415/476-1281

Housing Services 415/514-4550

Student Life 415/502-1484

UCSF Transportation 415/476-4646 (GOGO) - Shuttle