Public Safety

Two couples at a swimming pool.

Stay Afloat: Tips for Water Safety

Whether your summer plans include a trip to the beach, a day on the lake or just an afternoon at the pool, if you’re planning on swimming or just being around water you need to consider safety first.


I Want to Ride My Bicycle. I Want to (Safely) Ride My Bike.

Here are some safety tips for cyclists who are riding on campus.

young people walking on the beach at sunset

Tips for Having a Safe Spring Break

Whether traveling far or having a staycation, be safe this spring break using these simple tips.

A group of UA police officers standing outside of police headquarters.

Ready UA: What to do in Case of an Armed Individual

It’s important to know what you should do to keep yourself safe.

An SRA stands outside of a campus building.

Security Resources: Keeping Campus Safe

This group of UA staff members is all about protecting people and property.

A University of Alabama police vehicle

UA, City Work Together to Enhance Safety, Opening New Precinct

UA and the City of Tuscaloosa are implementing several initiatives to enhance safety near campus.

A map of Alabama showing Tuscaloosa County under an enhanced risk for severe weather.

Be Ready: Severe Weather Forecast for Feb. 16

The National Weather Service is forecasting a risk for severe weather Thursday, Feb. 16. Stay weather aware and prepare with these safety tips.

A thunderstorm

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Be Prepared

While severe weather can be scary, you don’t have to be frightened. Instead, follow these tips to be prepared.

Water covers a street after a flash flood.

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Flooding

Flooding is the most damaging, costly and deadly severe weather-related phenomenon. Here are some tips to stay safe when it floods.

A tornado over a grassy field.

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tornadoes

Tornadoes can strike Alabama at any time of the year. Here are some tips to help you prepare for the next tornado watch or warning.