CSA 22-014: Mischief

Broadcast Time: 11:00

Date: Monday, November 21, 2022

Type: Community Safety Alert (CSA)


The University of Toronto Campus Safety Special Constable Service would like to make the U of T community aware of recent acts of vandalism and mischief.


It has been reported, on multiple occasions, an individual attends areas on the St. George Campus and writes, in permanent marker: "There are no viruses" for unknown reasons.


Person of Interest


If you observe this individual, please do not approach and contact Campus Safety immediately. 416-978-2222


Students, Staff and Faculty are reminded of the various safety programs offered on campus, including those listed below.


Supports Available on Campus


Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre

If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence or sexual harassment, the University’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre can help you understand, access and navigate supports such as counselling, medical services, academic or workplace accommodations, financial aid and legal aid. This includes helping you understand your reporting options.


Hours: Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM

Telephone: 416-978-2266

Email: svpscentre@utoronto.ca


Community Safety Office

The Community Safety Office offers short-term support and assistance to U of T community members who have experienced personal safety concerns. They can work with you to develop a personal safety plan to address your on-campus safety concerns and explore a variety of other support resources that may be appropriate in the community and on-campus.


Hours: Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM

Telephone: 416-978-1485

Email: community.safety@utoronto.ca


TravelSafer: This is a 24/7 service available to the U of T community and is available to and from all U of T buildings or abutting TTC stations. This service can be arranged by calling 416-978-SAFE (7233) or by using the U of T Safety App to arrange an escort.


Virtual TravelSafer and Mobile Bluelight: These features are available through the U of T Safety App and can be used to trigger a distress beacon, in the event of an emergency, to send your location to a Campus Safety dispatcher and summon help.


U of T Campus Safety App is available for free download at Google Play and the Apple Store. Key features include Live chat with Campus Safety, connecting with U of T safety staff in real-time; TravelSafer, allowing Campus Safety to monitor a user's route while travelling in and around campus; and mobile Bluelight, which sends the user's on-campus location to Campus Safety in a case of crisis. Additional features - such as Friend Walk and Support Services - assist users anywhere in the world.

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