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.
ensure you and friends get home safely: Virtually walk a friend home by watching them on a map
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:
- Download “LiveSafe” for free from App Store or Google Play.
- Register, fill out your profile, and verify your account.
- Select “Governors State University”
Frequently Asked Questions
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?
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?
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
Who receives my reports and information?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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.