Police Department

Community Service Officers

Safety Escort FAQs

Safety Escorts - Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the hours of operation? 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week

  • CSOs operate the Safety Escort Service from
    • 6 p.m. - 1 a.m. (Fall and Winter)
    • 7 p.m. - 1 a.m. (Spring)
    • 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. (Summer)
  • Police officers conduct safety escorts outside of the CSO working hours.

2. Will it cost anything? No. Safety Escorts is a free service to members of the UCI community.

3. To what locations do you escort? We will escort you to or from the following locations:
  • Main Campus
  • University Research Park
  • All campus housing areas
    • Middle Earth
    • Mesa Court
    • Arroyo Vista
    • Campus Village
    • Palo Verde
    • Puerto del Sol
    • Verano Place
    • Vista Del Campo
    • University Hills
  • University Town Center Apartments
    • Stanford Court
    • Harvard Court
    • Dartmouth Court
    • Cornell Court
    • Berkeley Court
    • Columbia Court
    • Ambrose Court

4. How long will I have to wait? Depending on the number of requests per evening, the wait time will vary. It is recommended that you wait inside a building or in a well-lit location. Never wait in a dark or unpopulated area.

5. What mode of transportation will be used? Primary escorts will be conducted by foot. At times, you may be escorted in an electric cart or a departmental vehicle. At no time is a vehicle escort guaranteed.