Emergency Notification/Timely Warning Information
As a method to ensure the latest information is quickly provided to the University of Florida Gainesville community, the University of Florida Police Department (UFPD) now provides a direct link to the information issued through the The UF Alert System. Please use the link below to view the latest Emergency Notification and/or Timely Warning issued. You will also find previously sent messages as well as you scroll down the page.
The information provided is done so in accordance with the federal law known as The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. If you have any questions pertaining to the information provided through the The UF Alert System, Please contact the UFPD at 352.392.1111.
Hurricane Season Websites:
- University of Florida Tropical Storm Hermine Updates
- UF Department of Emergency Management
- GATORSAFE Mobile Safety App
- UF Weather Center
- Alachua County Emergency Management
- City of Gainesville Safety
- Alachua County Animal Services Disaster Preparation
- Alachua County Fire Rescue
- Gainesville Fire Rescue
- Gainesville Regional Utilities
Twitter & Facebook
- University of Florida: @UF / UFlorida
- University of Florida Police & Emergency Management: @UFPublicSafety / UF Public Safety
- University of Florida Weather Center: @UFWeather / WRUF Weather
- Alachua County Emergency Management: @Alachua_Co_EM / AlachuaCoEM
- City of Gainesville: @GainesvilleGov / GainesvilleFL
- Gainesville Police Department: @GainesvillePD / GainesvillePolice
- Alachua County Sheriff’s Office: @AlachuaSheriff / AlachuaCountySheriff
- Alachua County Fire Rescue: @MYACFR / AlachuaCountyFireRescue
- Gainesville Fire Rescue: @GFR1882 / GainesvilleFireRescue
- Gainesville Regional Utilities: @GRUStormCentral / GRU4U
- Governor Rick Scott: @FLGovScott / ScottforFlorida
- Florida Division of Emergency Management: @FLSERT / FloridaSERT
- National Hurricane Center: @NWSNHC / NWSNHC
Public Service Announcement from University of Florida Police Chief Linda J. Stump-Kurnick
GATORSAFE Mobile Safety App
Motorcycle and Scooter Safety Information
Wearing a helmet while driving and/or riding on a motorcycle or scooter could mean the difference between life & death. There is no medical replacement for your brain.
University of Florida Football Gameday Information
As we look forward to the 2016 Gator Football season, the University of Florida Police Department (UFPD) encourages all who will be participating and sharing in these exciting games on campus to review the fan initiatives, guidelines, and safety information provided by the University of Florida Athletic Association (UAA) listed below:
- NEW Clear Bag Policy: Click Here
- Gators Football 2016 Game Schedule: Click Here
- Game Day guide: Click Here
- Rules for Tailgating at the University of Florida Football Game Days: Click Here
- Gator Fan Code of Conduct, policy & safety information: Click Here
- Parking Map, Parking Restrictions Info & Shuttle Services Information: Click Here
- Road Closures for Game Days: Click Here
Football vs Kentucky 9-22-12 031 If you or your organization plans to work any home football game during the 2016 season, you are required to submit your personal information by clicking the following link: Click Here
Everyone who works inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on game day is required to apply for and receive a credential by the University Athletic Association (UAA). If you have any questions pertaining to this requirement, please contact Lindsey Thomas at 352-375-4683, ext. 6042 or email LindseyT@gators.ufl.edu .
Operation Identification and Bicycle Registration
If you would like to register your personal property (non-bicycle), please click here for the University of Florida's Online Property Registration.
If you would like to register your bicycle, please contact your nearest UFPD officer or come by the Community Services Division located at the corner of Museum Road and Newell Drive at the University of Florida Police Department.
Active Shooter: How to Respond
Please Click here for a PDF active shooter booklet prepared by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Please Click here for a brochure designed to provide information and guidance on how to respond to an active shooter situation as well as how to react to law enforcement response.
Please click here to complete an interactive web-based Course provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) regarding what you can do during an active shooter incident.
U Matter We Care
The UF Community cares about one another. U Matter, We Care extends UF's caring culture by educating our community about signs and symptoms of distress and provides students and employees in distress with the appropriate resources.
Smart911 is a free service that allows citizens across the U.S. to create a Safety Profile for their household that includes any information they want 9-1-1 to have in the event of an emergency. Then, when anyone in that household dials 9-1-1 from a phone associated with their Safety Profile, their profile is immediately displayed to the 9-1-1 call taker providing additional information that can be used to facilitate the proper response to the proper location.
If you are interested in reviewing a searchable map of crimes that occur on the University of Florida campus, please use the Crime Reports icon below.
Click here to use the new SNAP Application to request a ride:
GATORSAFE is UF's mobile safety app. The app encourages information-sharing between students and police to prevent and deter crimes. With GATORSAFE, you can summon help anywhere on campus, submit a crime tip and view local crime. Tap the “Mobile BlueLight” button to send your GPS location and be connected to campus police on a phone call. The app can be downloaded for Free from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
Click HERE to learn more about GATORSAFE app features.
Have you seen an incident or have a concern you would like to report to UFPD? Please use the Silent Witness icon below to report your concerns. You can either be anonymous or provide your contact information for follow up.
Front Door Software
To protect your laptop, please visit the following link:
Florida Online Self Report of Traffic Crash
For those that are involved in a minor traffic crash on the University of Florida campus, please click on the Florida's Intergrated Report Exchange System (FIRES) logo below to complete your own crash report. You will be prompted through a series a questions that can help you decide if this type of report process is right for you. If you are unsure if this is the right way of reporting a crash or if you have any questions, please contact the UFPD at 352.392.1111 and we will assist you.
To get copies of University of Florida Police Traffic Crash Reports, please visit the following link: