10/29/2012 - Updated
Mission Statement: SafeRide’s purpose is to provide a safe passage for current students with vaild student IDs who would otherwise have to walk alone at night. The service began as a cooperative venture of Student Council and the University of Virginia Police Department in the late 1980s.
Hours of Operation
School Session Hours: Sunday thru Wednesday 12 midnight to 7 a.m. / Thursday thru Saturday 2:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.
Reading Days / J-Term: Monday thru Sunday 12 midnight to 7 a.m.
Library Van picks up every half hour at Alderman Library.
Summer Session Hours: Monday thru Sunday 12 midnight to 7 a.m.
Service Area: See Saferide Map.
Contact Info: (Contact SafeRide after midnight only) 434-242-1122
“In a hurry, or feel unsafe”, contact Yellow Cab @ 434.295-4131 for your transportation needs. Show an active Student ID to the Yellow Cab driver, sign their documentation, and at a later date, pay for the ride in the Office of the Dean’s of Students, with NO QUESTIONS ASKED!
Complaints: All Service complaints should be forwarded to: www.virginia.edu/uvapolice
Dedicated Pick-Up: One SafeRide vehicle is devoted to pick up passengers near the Alderman/Clemons Library, when the library is in operation - Sunday through Thursday mornings.
Inclement Weather: SafeRide may discontinue its operation without advance notice, should highway conditions deteriorate and be judged unsafe by the driver or other law enforcement supervisor. Road conditions that could change the operations are Ice, Snow, Flooding, or other unforeseen natural hazards. During inclement weather, please visit the main UVA webpage to determine if SafeRide will be in operation during those times.Prohibitions:
Employment Opportunity: Shotgun/Student Employees are “needed” for reasons involving safety, efficiency of operation, and recording of data for statistical purposes. For employment, students can contact the U.Va. Police.
Special Needs: SafeRide is not equipped to provide services to physically challenged individuals.
Acknowledgements: In 2003, the existing operating schedule was adopted by a committee that involved members of Student Council, Dean of Students, Parking and Transportation, Human Resources and Safety & Security.
Last Modified: 02-Nov-2012 09:42:03 EDT
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