Carnegie Mellon University

Now You Can Turn Your Phone Into A Virtual Buddy System

Welcome to Rave Guardian, the companion app to CMU-Alert, Carnegie Mellon University's emergency notification service .    With direct connections to helpful safety resources, family, friends and others you trust, you can feel safe any time.  This free app will push CMU-Alert notifications and provide a direct connection to University Police. It also includes a safety timer and links to helpful campus safety resources.

Saftey Timer button

Set a Safety Timer

Set a   Safety Timer whenever you want someone you trust to be notified of where you are and if you got to your destination safely.

Helpful Links button

Helpful Links

Helpful campus resources at your fingertips, all in one convenient place. Interactive Maps, real time tracking of CMU shuttles and links to the CMU-Alert website.

University Police button

Emergency Communication

The   Emergency Call button will allow you to call University Police wherever you are.


To download, search "Rave Guardian" in the App Store or Google Play Store.

Itunes button    Google Play button

Desktop Users: The Google Play store will not work with your CMU Google account. Ensure you are logged into a non - Andrew affiliated Google account, preferably one used by your mobile device.

 Rave Guardian Walkthrough and Instructions:

Click here for a list of Frequently Asked Questions