• Safewalks is a free service provided by the University Police Department.
  • Trained student patrols provide walking escorts for those who do not want to walk alone.

To Request a SafeWalk Escort

Call 217-333-1216 or pick up one of the blue emergency phones located throughout campus.

Please give at least 15 minutes notice.

Hours of Operation

Sun - Wed: 9:00 pm - 2:30 am

Thurs - Sat: 9:00 pm - 3:00 am



SafeRides is a limited MTD service that provides safe transportation for individuals who are generally traveling alone when no other means of safe transportation is available.

  • There is a maximum of three persons per pick-up location (there are some exceptions)
  • SafeRides does not duplicate service already provided by other MTD routes and does not provide emergency transportation services to medical facilities nor transportation to bars.
  • The latest SafeRides schedule is available in the Maps and Schedules section on the MTD website.

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