Personal Security

  • For information regarding the latest scam and fraud alerts use the link below. http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/scam-alerts IRS Fraud The IRS does not initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text...
  • Over 115 emergency "HELP" phones are located at strategic points on campus. See our Help Phone Location Map [PDF]. These phones are easily identified by their yellow boxes topped with blue lights....
  • UMPD recommends pre-programming of cell phones with the UMPD dispatch number (413) 545-2121. Dispatchers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to answer your call. Enter ICE (In Case of...
  • If you are the victim of identity theft or fraud, report it using Online Incident Reporting. In addition, keep all papers, receipts, cancelled checks, mail from companies, etc. related to this crime...
  • Don’t become one of this year’s statistics. If you leave your room—even for a minute—lock your door to protect your belongings. You are visiting this website most likely because you received a post-...
  • Every year there are students and employees that are (or almost are) frauded by phone or phishing scams. These scams can be easy to fall for if you dont know what to look for. Here are some tips....
  • Avoid walking alone at night with UMPD’s free walking escort service. Walking Escort Service Walking teams of students with mobile radios are available for safe escort across campus every night from ...
  • Your UCard is your student ID card and provides access to your residence hall. As a debit card, the UCard helps protect you financially. You do not need to carry cash or a checkbook, or use an ATM....
  • Please see the safety guidelines and resources at UMass UMatter on reducing the misuse of alcohol and other drugs, bias related activity, bullying, harassment and violence, sexual misconduct, and...
  • The Watch for Me Campaign is a University-wide initiative to encourage everyone commuting the University’s sidewalks, roadways and other public areas to be alert, limit distractions, and be aware of...
CONTACT

UMPD
585 East Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9600

umpd@admin.umass.edu
413-545-2121 non-emergency
413-545-3111 emergency or 911
413-545-3113 fax

Tips

Call 413-577-TIPS (8477) or use our Anonymous Witness Form.