COVID-19 Advice for the JCU Community - Last updated: 3 December 2021, 10am (AEST)

JCUSafe App

The JCUSafe App provides, in one location, information on the University's security and safety plans and resources. JCUSafe is an important tool to provide a safe environment for staff and students as well as meeting emergency response and critical incident obligations. Key features include:

  • Emergency notification system and alert service for critical incident and other safety or emergency alerts
  • Emergency contact information
  • Easy access to either a physical or virtual security escort service on campus for staff and students
  • Virtual Friend Walk location sharing with JCU Security or friends and family
  • Suspicious activity or other incident reporting including sexual misconduct
  • Chat capability where users can chat with the Security Control Room in real-time for assistance
  • Emergency Plans for a number of potential incidents and the University's Lockdown, Shelter-in-Place and Evacuation procedures
  • Check-in and location sharing allowing users to quickly share their GPS location with the University, friends or family with the tap of a button
  • Work Alone feature which will automatically check in on users while working or studying alone and can trigger a call to JCU Security, friends or family if you fail to check in at the pre-determined time
  • Information on bullying, cyber abuse, sexual and personal assault as well as easy access to a range of campus supports including student and staff Counselling Services, peer support, AccessAbility Services, Indigenous Student Services and International Student Support
  • Interactive campus maps

Download the JCUSafe app from the Apple Store or Google Play.