safety News

UT Welcomes Fans, Alumni to Homecoming Game Saturday

UT Knoxville welcomes football fans and alumni to campus Saturday for Homecoming. Kickoff for the Volunteers’ game against the Tigers of the University of Memphis is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Neyland Stadium gates will open at 5 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU, marking UT’s first-ever football appearance on the ESPN-owned network specializing in college sports. The traditional Vol Walk will begin at 5:20 p.m. at the Torchbearer statue on Volunteer Boulevard.

Check Out UTPD on Facebook and Twitter

The University of Tennessee Police Department feels it is very important to be involved with the campus community. With this in mind, UTPD has set up a Facebook and a Twitter account to help further reach the community. The pages will be updated regularly with different events and programs hosted by UTPD and important safety announcements. Become a fan of UTPD at facebook.com/utkpd and follow the deparment on at twitter.com/utpolice.

UT Welcomes Fans to Georgia Game Saturday

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the Volunteers’ game against the Bulldogs of the University of Georgia. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:21 p.m. EDT. Neyland Stadium gates will open at 10:15 a.m. The game will be televised on ESPN’s SEC Sports Network. The university would like to remind visitors to campus about stadium policies and game day logistics.

2009 Campus Security Booklet Now Available Online

The 2009 Security Booklet for the Knoxville campus is now available online. The booklet meets the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policies and Campus Crime Statistics Act, regarding the reporting of crime statistics and policies by the university.

UT Welcomes Fans to Auburn Game Saturday

UT Knoxville welcomes fans to campus Saturday for the Volunteers’ game against Auburn University. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:45 p.m. EDT. Neyland Stadium gates open at 5:45 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPN. The university would like to remind visitors to campus about stadium policies and game day logistics.

UTPD Reminds Employees to Practice Personal and Property Safety in the Workplace

University of Tennessee Police Department is reminding all faculty and staff to be careful about leaving your personal items unattended while you’re at work. The most often reported crime on our campus is the theft of unsecured property. This generally includes property left out while the person is only gone for a short time.

UT Safety Day Educates Students and Employees

Despite the rain, Wednesday’s UT Safety Day was well-attended with many students, faculty and staff stopping by tents set up across campus to learn about all aspects of staying safe on and off campus.

Staying Healthy on Campus

UT is urging all students, faculty and staff to be proactive in dealing with all influenza-like illnesses that have the typical symptoms of fever, cough and sore throat. The H1N1 flu virus (commonly referred to as “Swine Flu”) is particularly contagious. With the expectation that cases will continue to increase nationwide, UT officials are encouraging everyone to take simple actions to minimize the risk of contracting or transmitting H1N1.

UT Minute – Campus Safety

Captain Keith Lambert discusses many of the programs and services that UTPD offers free of charge to members of the UT community.