What is the UVA Ambassador Program?
The Ambassador Program enhances safety in the Ambassador Patrol Zone through high visibility and engagement between the Ambassadors and the public.
UVA Ambassadors routinely patrol the UVA Corner in an effort to increase safety and awareness.
Ambassadors are an important part of our holistic approach to safety and security. In addition to being a proactive presence, they provide personal safety escorts and make requests for medical and police assistance on behalf of our community members every day.
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Safe Walk for Students
Ask an Ambassador to walk you home. Trained and screened through background checks, Ambassadors provided approximately 1,700 walking escorts last semester. They are stationed in areas around the Corner, including at 14th and Wertland. If you would like to request a walking escort, drop in or call
A Look Inside the Ambassador Program at UVA
The Ambassador Program was implemented in February 2015 to enhance safety in the Ambassador Patrol Zone through high visibility and engagement between the Ambassadors and the public.
Ambassador services include:
- Walking, bicycle and vehicle patrols
- Stationary positions within the
… Just having them there in the area makes me feel better