Welcome Back Students!

The Division of Public Safety and Security is excited to have you on campus! As you get settled in, here are a few reminders and tips.

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Add our Contact Info to Your Favorites

You never know when you may need help. Add our contact info to the favorites on your phone, so you can contact us quickly. Here are two options:

Sign-up for UM Emergency Alerts

Be informed when there’s an emergency on campus, sign-up for UM Emergency Alerts. If there’s a major emergency, you will receive a text through the UM Emergency Alert system. Go to Wolverine Access and click on the UM Emergency Alerts link to register. You can also receive emergency alerts via the Michigan App or the DPSS App even if you are not an active student, faculty or staff member.

Follow DPSS on Twitter

Follow U-M DPSS on Twitter @umichdpss to receive campus safety and security notifications and tips throughout the year.

Register Your Laptop, Personal Electronics or Bicycle

Laptops, personal electronics and bicycles are often targets for theft. Remember to secure your belongings at all times. Don’t leave laptops, phones, backpacks, wallets and other valuables unattended—not even for a minute. As an added deterrent, register your laptops, personal electronics and bicycles—it’s quick and easy to do online.

Help Protect our Home

Everyone can, and should, contribute to the safety of our campus community. What can you do to help? If you see something, say something—promptly report crimes and suspicious behavior. Public safety is everyone’s responsibility. Find out more information on what to report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Remember DPSS is here to help, please be sure to contact us. We wish you a successful and safe school year! Welcome HoMe!