651-696-6555 (24 hour)
651-696-6278 (business hours)
The purpose of the SAFEwalk service is to provide a safe walk for Macalester students, faculty, and staff within a one-mile radius from the campus boundaries. Escorts are provided to and from any location within the following boundaries: University Avenue to the north, Randolph Avenue to the south, Lexington Avenue to the east, and Cleveland Avenue to the west. The service is operated by students, funded through the Campus Programs, and supervised by Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center staff.
The escorts can be found in the in the Ruth Stricker Dayton Campus Center. The number to call is 651-696-6699.
The SAFEwalk operation hours are seven days a week excluding holidays, fall, winter, January, spring breaks and summer from mid May to early September 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. All requests for escorts made after hours will be referred to Safety and Security.
The escorts go out in pairs of one woman and one man and can be identified by their yellow vests mark SAFEwalk on the back. They carry a flashlight and a two-way radio so as to keep in contact with the dispatcher and the Safety and Security officers.
At times when the SAFEwalk persons are not available, Macalester Safety and Security officers will escort community members within the campus boundaries.
Life, health or safety threat: 911
Safety and Security Office
Emergency or to Report a Crime: 651-696-6555
Office : 651-696-6278
Office location: Music Building M002
Business hours: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Security and SAFEwalk available 24/7
SAFEWalk Service: 651-696-6699