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Frequently Asked Questions


 When are your police services available?

The University Police Department is open 24-hours a day, seven days a week, including all holidays. However, some services are available only during normal business hours. Please call 303.724.4444 to ensure the services you require are available.​

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 Are there emergency phones on campus?

Yes. Elevators on the CU Anschutz campus are equipped with emergency phones. There are also "red phones" located in most building hallways; dial 9-1-1 on these phones to connect with University Police. On the CU Anschutz campus, "blue light" poles are located throughout the campus in parking and pedestrian traffic areas. There are also push button/direct connection phones near most door access reader buildings.​​

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 Do you offer self-protection classes?

Yes. The University Police Department offers classes to groups upon request. We also schedule physical self-defense classes for women and for men, separately, throughout the year. Here is a list of our 2018 RAD class dates and times.​

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 Do you provide services to the University of Colorado Hospital or Children's Hospital Colorado?

Security services for the inside of University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado buildings are contracted by private security companies. City of Aurora Police Department responds to requests for law enforcement assistance inside hospital buildings.​

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 Where can I learn more about campus alert messages?

Communication plays a critical role before, during and after any emergency or disaster. The CU Anschutz ALERTS! emergency notification system offers a number of options for notification. More information can be found HERE. There are times, due to weather or other circumstances, that may require the campuses to be closed. You can find out about closures by calling 1-877-INFO-070 or visit www.ucdenver.edu/alert.​

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