Safe Ride @ UM-Flint

As part of the Department of Public Safety's ongoing commitment to ensuring the safety of our students, faculty and staff and providing the highest quality customer service possible, in partnership with Student Government, we are pleased to announce Safe Ride

Safe Ride, operated by Public Safety Student Patrol Officers, is a free transportation service that operates within specific campus geographic boundaries. 

DPS continues to revisit and adjust the Safe Ride service schedule of operation based on feedback. Please contact your Student Government representative or Public Safety to provide feedback. 

Safe Ride

Safe Ride at UM-Flint

Safe Ride Service Boundary Map

Service Boundaries

Safe Ride Service Boundaries:

  • 5th Ave to the North
  • E. Court Street to the South
  • Saginaw Street to the West
  • Crapo Street to the East
  • South to Fifth Avenue
  • DPS facilitates non-medical Safe Ride service to Hurley Hospital from campus. 

Pick up and drop off points will be announced soon ~ please check back for identified locations.

SERVICE BOUNDARIES MAP

Safe Ride is a service provided by the Department of Public Safety. Abuse and/or misuse of this service may result in immediate suspension of Safe Ride privileges by the Chief of Public Safety. Incidents will be forwarded to Student Conduct & Community Standards for investigation under the Code of Student Conduct.  Final decisions regarding use of the service will be made through the Code of Student Conduct.

Safe Ride Rules of Use

Safe Ride - Safety Rules of Use

Safety Rules of Use:

  • Escort vehicles will wait a maximum of 3 minutes.
  • Escorts may be made for up to 6 people total.
  • Food is not permitted in the vehicle.
  • Alcohol (opened or unopened) is not permitted in the vehicle.
  • Escorts will only drive to the pre-planned destination.
  • Carry-on items must fit in the rider's lap.
  • Adjustments to vehicle implements/services are prohibited.
    • Steering Wheel, blinkers, thermostatcontrols, window controls, radio controls

 

Safe Ride is a service provided by the Department of Public Safety. Abuse and/or misuse of this service may result in immediate suspension of Safe Ride privileges by the Chief of Public Safety. Incidents will be forwarded to Student Conduct & Community Standards for investigation under the Code of Student Conduct.  Final decisions regarding use of the service will be made through the Code of Student Conduct.

Hours of Operation

Safe Ride operates while UM-Flint is open and in session throughout the year.

  • All rides must be requested via DPS Communications when a rider is ready for pick-up at the designated/approved pick-up location point.
  • All riders will be dropped off only as pre-requested designated/approved drop-off locations.
  • Safe Ride services are provided as requested and as resources become available. Delays may occur.
  • Service Closures: Safe Ride does not operate during University closures or during periods of unusual demand for public safety services.