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Campus Safety / Responding to Harassment

The University of Utah seeks to provide a safe and healthy experience for students, employees, and others who make use of campus facilities. While the University makes efforts to keep campus safe, individuals should also take steps to ensure their own and others’ safety.

University of Utah Department of Public Safety (Police)
1658 East 500 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

• Phone: 801-585-COPS (2677); Emergencies: 9-1-1
• Website:

Campus Alerts

The University of Utah maintains a campus alert system capable of providing students and employees with information about unforeseen events and emergencies on campus such as snow closures, building closures, significant traffic interruptions, severe power outages, gas leaks, and physical threats. Students and employees may receive alerts via phone, email or text messaging. For more information visit

Campus Crime Reports

The University of Utah Campus Fire Safety and Security Report is available annually and includes tips for staying safe on campus, resources for dealing with safety issues, and statistics of offenses recorded on campus. It can be accessed and downloaded from You may also request a paper copy from the Department of Public Safety. 

Regulations Library

The University of Utah Regulations Library includes the text of University policies and links to University rules, procedures, guidelines, forms and other information. Individuals can access the Regulations Library at  

Sexual Misconduct

Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct, and Retaliation

The University of Utah (“University”) is committed to providing and fostering an environment that is safe and free from prohibited Discrimination. This is the primary Policy that informs the University community of the University’s commitment to preventing prohibited Discrimination and fostering an academic, employment, and healthcare environment that is free from prohibited Discrimination, including Harassment and Sexual Misconduct.


To report Discrimination, Sexual Misconduct or retaliation to the University Office of Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action/Title IX (OEO/AA), click the button below:

Office of Equal Opportunity

Title IX Coordinator

The University of Utah has designated the following individual as its Title IX Coordinator, who is trained to address issues of sexual harassment, including sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking.  To seek assistance or If you have questions contact:

Sherrie Hayashi, Director 
Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite
Salt Lake City, Utah 84112

• Website: 
• Email: 
• Phone: 801-581-8365

Help for Victims and Survivors: To learn more about the universityʼs commitment to ending sexual misconduct and supporting survivors, including crisis lines, support, options for reporting behavior, how friends and family can support a survivor, and how to get involved, go to the Safe U website.

  • Confidential Resources: Free, confidential, and trauma-informed support services are available to students, staff, and faculty who have experienced interpersonal violence (i.e. domestic and dating violence, sexual assault (rape, sexual harassment, stalking, etc) through the Center for Student Wellness.
  • Reporting to Law Enforcement: If you would  like to report to law enforcement, contact University Police or local law enforcement.  University Police Crime Victim Advocatesprovide free, trauma-informed support for anyone who has experienced a crime and is interested in pursuing or wants more information about reporting a criminal case.  To contact University Police, call (801) 585-2677, and if you prefer to speak with a Crime Victim Advocate, ask for the on-call Victim Crime Advocate.

For more information about university policies and processes for addressing discrimination, sexual misconduct, and retaliation, and specific definitions related to discrimination and sexual misconduct, see the OEO Website.  The FAQ page may provide answers to many questions.

Last Updated: 6/15/23