As an incoming student to the University of Connecticut, it is important to understand that criminal offenses do occur on or near campus. The University of Connecticut is considered to be a safe university having a lower number of average criminal offenses. It is important to understand that you should always be aware of your safety and the safety of others.

UConn has a Lower Than Average Reported Criminal Offenses per 10k Students

In 2014, University of Connecticut (Main Campus) had 44.8 reported criminal offenses per ten thousand students, lower than average compared to the mean across all schools (49.7). For reported sexual assaults, there were 20.0 per ten thousand students. Reported hate crimes account for 0.4 offenses per ten thousand students.

Total Students: 26,541 (undergrad and grad)
Total Reported Criminal Offenses: 119
Total Reported Sexual Assaults: 53
Total Reported Hate Crimes: 1

Crime statistics represent alleged criminal offenses reported to campus security authorities and/or local law enforcement agencies and do not necessarily reflect prosecutions or convictions for crimes.

Total Criminal Offenses Per 10k Students

Total Criminal Offenses Per Year at UConn

Total Number of Hate Crimes at UConn

The University of Connecticuty has 4 seperate departments and programs as part of its Division of Public Safety. These include:

  • UConn Police Department
  • UConn Fire Department
  • Office of Emergency Manage
  • Fire Marshal & Building Inspector

The University of Connecticut Police Department

How to file a Crime Report?

Call 911 if you were a victim of a crime, witnessed a crime or have information about a crime. You can also use a Blue Phone for a direct line to contact the University of Connecticut Polic Deparment.

  1. Call UConn Police at 860.486.4800
    This line is the non-emergency number, but is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    You may also dial this number if you have a general question or concern.
  2. Visit the Police Department
    During business hours, an investigator can help you create a detailed report with the most accurate information possible to help us conduct a thorough investigation. Information which may seem irrelevant might actually be critical from a law enforcement standpoint.
  3. Use Crime Alerts
    If you would like to report anonymously, you can submit a brief description of a crime using the Crime Alerts email at: [email protected]




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