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You can now request a SafeWalk online.  
Request a SafeWalk 

COVID-19 UPDATE: 624-WALK service remains available 24/7 for the Twin Cities campus

University Security

University Security acts as the security presence on campus, with the distinctive “hi-vis” green and gray uniform seen around campus, in libraries, residence halls, on bike patrol and providing the 4-WALK safe walk service. Security personnel are given training in First Aid, CPR, and use of an AED. Security personnel are equipped with a First Aid Kit and a portable police radio in the event of an emergency.

The safe walk service provides free walking and biking security escorts to and from campus locations and nearby adjacent neighborhoods for all students, staff, faculty and visitors.

To request a safe walk, please call 612-624-WALK (9255), or 4-WALK from any campus phone, shortly before your desired departure time. Your safety is our first priority!

Frequently Asked Questions

624-WALK Boundaries

Did you receive a Security Notification Card?  Click here

Hiring U Security

University Security provides a security presence to protect such things as equipment, displays, and facilities. They also perform routine patrols, provide access control, and request compliance with University policies.  For more information on hiring U Security for an event or for a permanent security contract, please visit our Special Event Hiring page.

Work for University Security

University Security is currently hiring.  Jobs start at $11.00/hour and $12.00 per hour after probation.  

You must be eligible for student employment at the University of Minnesota to be considered for a position.  

This is a demanding job requiring the ability to:

  • Be available to work at least one overnight shift (until 7 am) weekly
  • Work minimum of 16/hours per week
  • Ability to clearly communicate in English in written and verbal forms
  • Walk and stand for 7 hours
  • Move up/down stairs and across diverse terrain  

For more information, click here.  A complete position description will be provided at the interview or upon request.

Click here to apply for a Security Monitor position.