Office of Emergency Preparedness & Campus Safety

Programs and Services

Walking Safety Escorts

Walking safety escorts are available for any student, faculty, or staff member who doesn't feel comfortable walking alone.  

Frequently Asked Questions 

How do I request an escort?
Call 305-710-7991 to reach the on-duty Campus Safety Officer and the provide your location and where you are going.

Will Campus Safety Officers drive me to my vehicle?
No, Campus Safety Officers are only able to provide walking safety escorts.

How long will it take for a Campus Safety Officer to respond and escort me?
It depends on where you are calling from and other situations that are currently being addressed.  We suggest you plan ahead and call several minutes before you plan to leave to minimize your wait.

When are safety escorts available?
Safety escorts are available weekdays from sunset to sunrise and 24 hours a day on weekends and holidays.

Motorist Assistance Program

RSMAS Campus Safety can provide jump starts to a vehicle when batteries are drained & put air in low tires. This service is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to faculty, staff, students, visitors.

The Motor Assistance Program is designed to assist those who experience minor vehicle problems while on the RSMAS Campus & Experimental Hatchery.

Wait times average from 3 to 5 minutes, although there may be occasional delays due to unexpected emergencies.

Campus Safety Officers will take every precaution not to damage your vehicle. However, the vehicle owner will be asked to sign a damage waiver form prior to this service. If a vehicle owner is uncomfortable with signing this waiver, Campus Safety Officers can assist in contacting other vehicle service providers.

To request a vehicle jump start, simply call UM RSMAS Campus Safety 24/7 at 305-710-7991 or 305-421-4767

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