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SafeWalk / SafeRide

Walking and Riding Safety Escort Program

*****Starting May 17th 2024 service will be unavailable during Summer Break. SafeWalk / SafeRide will resume for Fall 2024 semester*****


To promote a safe and secure campus environment, the UW-Eau Claire Police Department, in partnership with Housing and Residence Life, is offering a walking and riding safety escort program for all UW-Eau Claire students, faculty and staff. 

The SafeRide / SafeWalk program was developed by students for all Blugolds. The program is staffed with students, who are known as Campus Safety Officers (CSO). They are identifiable by their CSO yellow traffic vests.     

  • A valid Blugold ID Card must be presented at the time of the service
  • All escorts must either begin or end at a campus building or on campus property  
Times of Operation:

The SafeWalk / SafeRide service will operate 7 days a week from 8:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. while classes are in session.  

How to request SafeWalk / SafeRide?

Call 715-836-3333 to request a riding or walking safety escort during operating hours.  

Areas of Service: 

SafeWalk - Walking escorts will be provided to all areas of the main UW-Eau Claire campus (upper campus, lower campus and to buildings and parking lots in the 100 and 200 blocks of Water St.)  

SafeRide - Riding escorts will be provided to all campus locations, including Haymarket Landing, Aspenson Mogenson Hall, The Priory, and Bollinger Fields.  This service will also include most of the off campus areas of the Randall Park and Third Ward neighborhoods.  Please refer to the map below for specific boundaries of service.  

*Service will be provided to and from the North Barstow Public Parking Ramp at 303 Galloway St. 

*Service will not be offered to the 300 and 400 blocks of Water St. 

If you want to know more about Campus Safety Officers (CSO), or are interested in joining this team, please visit our Campus Safety Officers webpage.

SafeWalk / SafeRide contact person: 
Kristi Bergstrom

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