Carnegie Mellon University

Safety Resources

The Carnegie Mellon University departments and services that support graduate student safety and wellness include:

University Police and Late Night Escort

University Police Department
provides 24-hour campus patrol as well as crime prevention, registration of valuables and shuttle and escort services.  In an emergency call 412-268-2323.
The Escort Service
gets CMU community members home safely by transporting them to the intersection nearest their residence. This service operates within a 1.5 mile radius of campus between 6:30pm and 6:30am.

Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence

Office of Title IX Initiatives (TIX)
TIX offers professional staff trained to provide support, information, resources, and referrals to all community members  impacted by sexual misconduct, domestic violence and stalking.

Emergency Response & Notification

University Police Department
provides on-campus emergency response. In an emergency call 412-268-2323.
Emergency Medical Services
is an all-volunteer student-run quick response service. Calling 412.268.2323 dispatches Carnegie Mellon Campus Police and Emergency Medical Service, who are able to arrive on scene within minutes. Their website describes when to call.  In an emergency call 412-268-2323.
Alert Now Emergency Notification
service sends voice and/or text messages to registered phones in the event of a campus emergency. All members of the Carnegie Mellon community are encouraged to register for the Alert Now Emergency Notification service.

Crisis Support

Counseling and Pyschological Services (CaPS) 
provides urgent crisis intervention and emergency consultation to the CMU community. For emergency crisis support 24/7, call 412-268-2922.  Addresses the mental health needs of the CMU community through a variety of services, including individual therapy, referrals, psychiatric medication management, and crisis support. All counseling center services are provided at no cost.

Misc. Resources

Wellness Resources
are provided by Student Health Services. These include wellness programs, nutritional education, alcohol/other drug assessment and referral, quit smoking support, and stress management consultation.
Athletic Facilities
at CMU include racquetball/squash courts, Wiegand gym, Skibo gym, lap and dive pools, weight rooms, cardio rooms, tennis courts, and Gesling Staduim track.
Fitness Activities at CMU
include Group X-ercise Fitness Classes, as well as an array of intermural sports