UC Security & UC Help Point Towers

Te Ara Pourewa o Ngāi Tahu | UC Help Point Towers

  • There are 13 help towers located across campus to provide information any time, and immediate assistance in an emergency by putting you in contact with the UC Security team
  • Press the black button for information, and the red button in an emergency. In an emergency, wait at the tower until help arrives. UC Security will monitor you via security cameras until a security guard reaches you.
  • The red button is for genuine emergencies only and misuse will be treated seriously.


Tiaki Paenga | UC Security

Staff are on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can contact the Security team any time by phoning 0800 823 637 – it’s a good idea to save this number in your phone.

  • Feel free to approach UC Security staff if you need assistance – they will be happy to help you.
  • If you have a medical emergency, call UC Security. All UC Security staff are trained in first aid.
  • If you notice any suspicious behaviour on campus, always report it to UC Security. No matter how minor it may appear, you could be helping to prevent an incident. 

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