Our safe campus, just got safer!  


The new GSU LiveSafe app provides students, faculty and staff with a direct and easy way to communicate all their safety needs. Its easy-to-use features help you stay safe every day and enable us to better protect you. Download "LiveSafe" from App Store or Google Pay. Register and fill out your profile, and you'll be all ready to:

  • Report Tips: Share information, tops, and safety concerns via picture, video or audio messaging. You can even do it anonymously.  

  • Summon Help! Easy access to call or message either 911 or Campus Police.

  • Help ensure you and friends get home safely: Virtually walk a friend home by watching them on a map with SafeWalk.

  • Know what to do in an emergency and other info: Access important information from your organization, like just-in-time training. Use the Safety Map to find blue lights, AED locations, tornado shelters, and other information. 
 
 

Get the App:

  1. Download “LiveSafe” for free from App Store or Google Play.
  2. Register, fill out your profile, and verify your account.
  3. Select “Governors State University”

App Store

Google Play

 

Frequently Asked Questions 

  • How do I sign up?

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    LiveSafe is a free mobile safety app made available by GSU campus safety and is easy and quick to use! Download the Live Safe mobile app in iTunes or the Google Play store.

  • Who may use the LiveSafe app?

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    The app is available as a free download for all GSU students, faculty and staff. In addition, a Visitors only version is available to parents, visitors and guests by downloading LiveSafe and selecting the "Visitors Only" app in the Apple Store or Google Play.

  • What kinds of information should I report?

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    GSU students, faculty and staff are encouraged to use the LiveSafe app to communicate with GSU Department of Public Safety about any issues, concerns or questions related to campus safety and security. The app may be used to inquire about policies and best practices for getting help for a friend, reporting vandalism, suspicious activity or any other issue related to conduct and well-being.

  • Who receives my reports and information?

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    Information submitted is monitored by various departments at GSU. In cases where further information is needed on any report, the responding department will follow-up with the user directly.

  • Do I have to provide picture video or audio evidence?

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    No. While users are encouraged to provide picture, audio or video evidence when sending in reports, they are only advised to do so if the circumstances are safe.

  • How does the anonymous feature work?

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    Users can send in tip reports using the anonymous feature if they are no comfortable with disclosing their identity. GSU  will not be able to see who the report is coming from if this is activated.

  • Does LiveSafe replace 911?

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    No. When faced with an emergency situation, LiveSafe recommends and promotes dialing 911. The aim of the LiveSafe app is to provide a new channel to report non-emergency information to GSU officials.

  • When should I call Department of Public Safety over 911?

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    For any emergency that is time-sensitive and poses risk to life and health, 911 should always be called. Otherwise, GSU Department of Public Safety can be called for other non-emergencies and to provide general information and requests.

  • What will you do with my data?

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    LiveSafe respects the privacy of individuals and law enforcement agencies. Data will only be analyzed in aggregate form once individual information is scrubbed and anonymized. Evidence information belongs solely to the law enforcement agency for which it was designated.