Campus Services

Security and Access

Emergency contact numbers

For emergencies, telephone the police, fire brigade and ambulance on 000

Note: if using a University telephone, you must dial '0' before dialling 000 to obtain an outside line.

and then contact University Security:


Urgent matters - +61 3 6226 7600
Non-urgent matters - +61 3 6226 2046

Launceston and Burnie

Urgent matters - +61 3 6324 3336
Non-urgent matters - +61 3 6324 3444


0402 696 321 

If you call 000, please contact Security as soon as possible so that they can arrange to meet and direct emergency services to the location.

Security escorts (Hobart and Launceston)

In specific instances of concern, security officers are available to escort students and staff between buildings, campus car parks and local public transport points on campus. To arrange for this service, please phone Security: Hobart +61 3 6226 7600, Launceston +61 3 6324 3336.

Access cards and keys

Help pointHelp points

Help Point telephones are located around the University to enhance personal security. Pressing the button on the Help Point calls Security direct. See the campus maps page for locations of Help Points on UTAS campuses.

Security fact sheets and brochure

See also the Personal security advice page