Safe Walk/Safe Ride

UMB students, staff, faculty, and University of Maryland Medical Center personnel can request a Safe Ride through the UMB Mobile App and a Safe Walk by calling 410-706-6882. See the full instructions below.

Safe Walk is available 24/7.

Safe Ride is available 7 a.m. to noon and 3 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Safe Walk


Safe Walk is a public safety service available on campus 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. See the boundaries on the Safe Walk/Safe Ride Map. Please reach out at 410-706-6882 for more information.

Safe Ride


Safe Ride is a police service (car or van) available from 7 a.m. to noon, and from 3 p.m. to 1 a.m., 365 days a year. See boundaries on the Safe Walk/Safe Ride Map. Riders are required to have a UMB ID or UMMC ID.

Our morning Safe Ride service focuses on providing transportation from neighboring communities to UMB’s campus. Riders can request a Safe Ride from anywhere in the Safe Ride boundary, especially:

  • Baltimore Street south to Washington Boulevard and Schroeder Street to Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Boulevard
  • Ridgely’s Delight-Pratt Street south to Washington Boulevard, Greene Street to MLK.

How to request a Safe Ride with the mobile UMB app:

  1. Download Mobile UMB in the Apple app store or on Google Play.Mobile UMB Icon - App Store
  2. Open Mobile UMB and tap Safe Ride.
  3. Allow the app to access your location. This is how our drivers know where to pick you up!
  4. Log in using your UMB ID and password. Confirm your login using UMB DUO authentication.
  5. Click Start to get a Safe Ride now.
  6. Click Schedule to get a Safe Ride later.
  7. Enter your pickup address. This is the location where our driver will pick you up.
  8. Enter your dropoff address. This is the location where you're going
    • Note: You will receive an error message if an address is outside of our Safe Ride service boundaries. Try again and enter an address inside the yellow service area.
  9. Click Confirm Ride. Enter the number of passengers, bicycles, and/or wheelchairs.
  10. Click Submit RIde. Track your Safe Ride driver with the purple car icon and estimated pickup time.
  11. Wait inside until your Safe Ride arrives. Your app will notify you when your ride is waiting outside.