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Department of Public Safety

Crime Alert

Monday, August 10, 2015

Robbery and Assault

There has been a reported Robbery and Assault at University Ave and College St.  Unknown suspects. Police on site, avoid area.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sexual Assault

This warning addresses a report of sexual misconduct. Resources are available on and off campus to provide assistance. Contact Riverview Center for 24/7 support at (888)557-0310.

This information is being released in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Clery Act requires all colleges and universities that participate in federal financial aid programs to keep and disclose information about crime on and near their respective campuses, including timely warnings of crimes that may represent a threat to the safety of students or employees.

This evening, a Campus Security Authority notified the UNI Police Department of a third party report of a sexual assault. The assault occurred in an on campus residence hall at approximately 1:30 a.m. this morning.

The only person responsible for sexual misconduct is the perpetrator. It is a violation of university policy to engage in sexual... Read More

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Attempted Sexual Assault

A female reported to UNI Police that she was assaulted by an acquaintance in an on campus residence hall last night around midnight.  The perpetrator attempted to commit a sexual assault during the incident.

The only person responsible for sexual misconduct is the perpetrator. It is a violation of university policy to engage in sexual activities without affirmative consent from your partner. Someone incapacitated due to alcohol or drugs cannot consent to sexual activity. This is reflected in university policy: A university student or employee in violation of sexual misconduct policies faces sanctions up to and including expulsion or termination.

It is estimated that nationwide 20 percent of women and six percent of men experience sexual assault or attempted... Read More


Crime alerts are issued to the University community through the Public Safety Department web page or other forms of announcement to aid in preventing similar crimes or warn students and staff of crimes that may represent a threat to their safety and welfare. The campus community is also informed of crimes reported to the Public Safety Department by other campus security authorities and/or local police agencies.

  • For additional information please check out our Safety Tips Page.
  • If you have any information regarding a past or current crime, or if you would like to report suspicious behavior, please visit our Calling the Police pages.

Safety Escorts Available

If community members feel threatened, they should take precautions to stay safe. One of the best actions to take to utilize the UNI Safety Escort Services or to walk with another person. UNI Public Safety (phone 3-2712) will offer safety escorts to any community member between locations on campus. Feel free to call to protect your safety.