Sign up for UB Guardian

more than "text me when you get home". Phone displaying a map of part of UB North campus with text: Stay safe on or off campus with UB Guardian. Set a virtual safety timer to check in with family and friends, report suspicious activity, and receive emergency safety notices.

UB Guardian converts smartphones into personal safety devices

Turn your phone into a personal safety device. Download the free UB Guardian safety app to check in with family, friends, University Police or others you trust to help you stay safe both on and off campus.


UB Police and the Office of Emergency Management encourage all students, faculty and staff to enhance their personal safety and the safety of their friends by first registering for UB Alert and then downloading the free UB Guardian app from the Apple store or Google Play. The app can be found by searching for "Rave Guardian." UB Guardian is a service supported by Rave Mobile Safety, the same company UB uses to send UB Alerts. 

With this app you can:

UB Guardian is available for download for iPhone and Android devices

You must first register with UB Alert

Register for UB Alert.

For detailed installation instructions, visit  For additional information about UB Guardian visit our FAQ page.