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Security and access

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

(If using a University telephone, dial '0' before dialling 000.)

SafeZone App

SafeZone is a safety app which is available FREE for all students
and staff, and operates across all University of Tasmania
campuses and facilities – all you have to do is press a button
and University Safety and Security will be able to assist.

Visit the SafeZone page


University Security


All campuses: +61 3 6226 7600

Emergency Services 000

Police non-emergency  131 444

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 +61 3 6226 7600.

Building access and keys

Help Points

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

Security fact sheets and brochure

See also the Personal security advice page