2013-2014 Student Handbook

University Services

Police Department: University of Houston Police Department (UHPD)

  • 713-743-3333
  • The University of Houston Police Department (UHPD), a division of the Department of Public Safety, provides comprehensive police services 24 hours a day/seven days a week. Along with emergency and non-emergency support, UHPD offers various community services including bicycle registration, vehicle watch and lost-and-found. UHPD offers safety escorts. UHPD also offers programs on crime prevention, Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) system and an alcohol awareness program entitled "Fatal Vision."

    The University Department of Public Safety monitors more than a 1000 cameras from its state-of-the-art Virtual Patrol Room. The camera system has proven itself instrumental in solving many cases. Campus signage in the parking lots and buildings indicate to the campus community that areas may be monitored. To preview all the programs, services and information that we provide, we encourage you to visit our website at www.uh.edu/police. For information on these programs and services call 713-743-3333. The Police Department building is located at 3869 Wheeler, near the intersection of Wheeler and Scott Streets.