Carnegie Mellon University

Health & Safety

Wellness is a Priority

The well-being of every individual in the Carnegie Mellon University family is a top priority for the university. Here's a snapshot of some of our services: 

Safety & Ethics

Carnegie Mellon provides a hotline that all members of the university community should use to confidentially report suspected unethical activity related to financial matters, academic and student life, human relations, health and campus safety or research. Learn more about ethics reporting »

Student Safety

  • Programs like SafeWalk provide students with security measures at late hours — and can be reached at 412-268-SAFE (7233), 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., seven days a week. The University Shuttle/Escort service — at 412-268-RIDE (7433) — can also be used if you are out at night alone.
  • Carnegie Mellon police and security officers patrol campus throughout the day and night. University Police can be reached on the more than 50 special emergency phones throughout campus.
  • The Alert Now emergency notification service is available to all students, faculty and staff. The Alert Now service sends voice messages to designated phones in the event of an emergency on campus. All members of the campus community are encouraged to participate in this program by registering online [AndrewID required].

Student Health

Carnegie Mellon's Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Department is committed to providing health and safety services that protect the university community and the environment. The department is responsible for many university safety programs, ranging from biology and chemical safety to fire safety and emergency preparation.

Contact Information:

Emergency Medical Service
In case of an emergency, call Campus Police at 412.268.2323

Counseling and Psychological Services
Morewood Gardens E-Tower, 2nd floor

Environmental Health & Safety
Facilities Management Building, 3rd Floor

Survivor Support Network
Visit Student Affairs information on Sexual Assault and Relationship Violence  »

Student Health Services
Morewood Gardens E-Tower, 1st floor

University Police
300 S. Craig Street
Emergency Line: 412.268.2323, Non-Emergency Line: 412.268.6232

In case of emergency on the Pittsburgh campus, dial: