Safety, Security & Legal Resources

Student Legal Services
Student Legal Services provides legal counseling and assistance regarding a wide range of legal issues to all currently registered and enrolled UCLA students. We are able to help students with a variety of problems, including: landlord/tenant relations; accident and injury problems; domestic violence and harassment; criminal matters; divorces and other family law matters; automobile purchase, repair, and insurance problems; health care, credit, and financial aid issues; and consumer problems.

The Student Legal Services web site also has links to Community Resources for use by non-UCLA students.


The UCLA Police Department is the community’s police department, serving our campus and adjacent neighborhoods. Uniformed Police Officers patrol the campus and surrounding community. They are fully empowered to enforce all state and local laws and to make arrests. Specially designated lead officers patrol University housing, working with housing and residential life staff to ensure the safety of the campus community members.

The Crime Prevention Unit of UCLA PD provides safety awareness programs and educational information to the campus. The Crime Prevention Officer can be reached at (310) 825-6111. Crime Prevention information and crime statistics are available at

Community Service Officers (CSOs) offer late-night escort service to and from all parts of the campus. Call (310) 794-WALK.

Evening Van Service has two routes between campus buildings, on-campus housing, and nearby residential areas including the University Apartments every 10 to 15 minutes, from 6 p.m. to midnight. Call (310) 825-9800.

Renter's Insurance

To protect yourself and your possessions, we recommend that you have adequate health and property insurance. If you are not already covered by a property loss and liability policy, we strongly suggest that you obtain such coverage. Most insurance carriers provide property and liability coverage.