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UST Launches Mobile Safety App

The University of St. Thomas launched the UST Safety App with emergency preparedness resources for the University community. The free app is available in the Apple App Store for iPhone 5iPhone 4iPad and Google Play for Android phones

Tips to Respond in 20 Types of Emergencies

What To Do Button

From an active shooter, fire or bomb threat to concerning behavior or flooding, the UST Safety App provides tips for responding to 20 types of emergencies. See the “What to Do” section for instructions like a hurricane kit list. Review the information in advance of an emergency to be prepared.

Map of Campus and Building Addresses

Maps and Buildings

If there’s an emergency in your building do you know what address to give emergency responders? Under “Maps/Building Addresses” see the addresses for campus buildings and click to see the location on Google Maps. There is also a link to the UST Interactive Map with photos and parking information.

RSS Feed with real-time UST Alerts

UST Alerts

See the “UST Alerts” RSS feed for real-time emergency notifications. If an emergency notification had been deployed, you can find it here. site for resources and news

Ready Website

The UST Safety App has a link to the Ready site with news, events and resources for emergency preparedness. See the UST safety videos, download the pocket reference guide and take the quiz.

Resources with More Numbers to Call


In addition to important phone numbers for campus offices, the “Resources” section also includes information for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the Red Cross, and more.

UST Security Dialer to Call for an Escort or Report an Issue

Call UST Secruity

If you don’t already have the number for Campus Security programmed into your phone, the UST Security Dialer button will call the Security staff directly. Call Security to request an escort to your car late at night or report a suspicious issue.

Search “UST Safety” in the Apple App Store for iPhone 5, iPhone 4iPad and Google Play for Android phones

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