UW Police

Safety Escort Services

  • NightRide

    NightRide is a U-PASS sponsored shuttle service for students, faculty, and staff. Passengers can board the NightRide from any one of six on-campus stops and be dropped off at any requested location within the two shuttle zones. Schedules are prominently displayed at all stops, and schedules are available at information kiosks around campus. NightRide schedules are also available online. Wheelchair-accessible shuttles service both zones. Call 206.685.3146 or visit www.uwshuttles.com for more information about this and other UW shuttle services. Note that NightRide is not available during the summer.

  • University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC) Department of Public Safety

    The UWMC Department of Public Safety provides escorts for hospital employees and volunteers from the UWMC main lobby entrance to university campus parking lots. Escort drivers provide this free service Monday through Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. For other days and times, Public Safety officers provide escorts unless unavailable due to a hospital emergency. To arrange for an escort, contact UWMC Public Safety at 206.598.5555, and let them know when you will be ready to depart from the above location. For more information, call the UWMC Public Safety Office at 206.598.4909.

  • Husky NightWalk

    Husky NightWalk also provides escorts. Uniformed security guards operate 6:30 pm to 2 a.m. throughout the year, seven days week, providing a walking escort to community members within the campus locations only. Husky NightWalk also services the UW Tower location and the parking garages. Husky NightWalk provides escorts to the Tower location but not from the Tower to campus. In addition, Husky NightWalk security guards are equipped to help people, with proper identification, who cannot get into their offices and they can assist with jump starts for dead batteries. When members of the campus community need help, call 206.685.WALK (9255).

    NightWalk Service Area Map.