University of North Carolina at Chape Hill

UNC Rave Guardian Campus Safety App

Turn your phone into a personal safety device.

Download the FREE Rave Guardian safety app to check in with family, friends, the UNC Department of Public Safety, or others you trust to help you stay safe both on and off campus.


With this app you can:update_guardian_on_iphone

  • Set a Safety Timer – Notify people you trust to check in on you if you are alone or in an unfamiliar place.
  • Manage & Message Your Guardians – Invite family, friends, or others to be your Guardian, and communicate with them within the app as needed.
  • Easy Emergency Communication – Call UNC Public Safety directly for help if you are in trouble and send text tips – including photos – if you see something suspicious.
  • Smart911 Safety Profile – User-created Safety Profiles contain information such as residence details (home and school), medical conditions and much more.  When someone requires assistance user Safety Profiles are displayed to UNC Public Safety or Smart911 enabled 9-1-1 centers nationwide.


Rave Guardian is available for download on Apple and Android devices.

Download Rave Guardian for iPhone

Download Rave Guardian for ANDROID


This is a joint program between Student Affairs and the Department of Public Safety .



A product of Rave Mobile Safety.