UChicago Safe 4+

UChicago Official Safety App

The University of Chicago

Designed for iPad

    • 3.5 • 13 Ratings
    • Free

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Description

UChicago Safe is the official safety app of University of Chicago. It is the only app that integrates with University of Chicago's safety and security systems. The Safety and Security Department has worked to develop a unique app that provides students, faculty and staff with added safety on the University of Chicago campus. The app will send you important safety alerts and provide instant access to campus safety resources. UChicago Safe features include:

• Mobile BlueLight: Send your location to University of Chicago security in real-time in case of a crisis
• Friend Walk: Send your location to a friend, who can watch you walk home in real-time.
• Emergency Contacts: Contact the correct services for the University of Chicago area in case of an emergency or a non-emergency concern
• Tip Reporting: Multiple ways to report a safety/security concern directly to University of Chicago security.
• Safety notifications: Receive instant notifications and instructions from campus safety when on-campus emergencies occur.
• Emergency Plans: Learn what to do in case of an emergency
• Chat with Security: Communicate live with safety staff at University of Chicago via chat.
• Campus safety resources: access all important safety resources in one convenient app.

Download today and ensure that you’re prepared in the event of an emergency.

What’s New

Version 1.0

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Counterproductive

This app requires iOS 8.0+ which I don’t have, and crashes when I try to view details about alerts. As a result, I can only get notifications about alerts in my area, without being able to see what the alert is for. The version requirement, like the school’s administrative policies, unfairly targets financially disadvantaged students and prevents them from having fair access to services.

Additionally, this app uses scare tactics to pressure students into living on-campus. The constant stream of Safety Alert notifications crates an atmosphere of anxiety for students who live off campus, and adds to the distrust between students and Hyde Park locals. In turn, this atmosphere causes incidents such as shootings, robberies, and assaults, to become more frequent which is completely counterproductive to the intended purpose of this app.

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App Privacy

The developer, The University of Chicago, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

No Details Provided

The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.

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