Black Bear Safe is the official safety app of the University of Maine. It is the only app that integrates with the University of Maine's safety and security systems. The University of Maine Police Department has worked to develop a unique app that provides students, faculty and staff with added safety on the University of Maine campus. The app will send you important safety alerts and provide instant access to campus safety resources.
Black Bear Safe features include:
- Emergency Contacts: Contact the correct services for the University of Maine area in case of an emergency or a non-emergency concern
- Mobile Bluelight: Send your location to the University of Maine security in real-time in case of a crisis
- Friend Walk: Send your location to a friend through email or SMS on your device. Once the friend accepts the Friend Walk request, the user picks their destination and their friend tracks their location in real time; they can keep an eye on them to make sure they make it safely to their destination.
- Tip Reporting: Multiple ways to report a safety/security concern directly to the University of Maine security.
- Virtual WalkHome: Allow Campus Security to monitor a users walk. If a user feels unsafe when walking on campus, they can request a Virtual WalkHome and a dispatcher on the other end will monitor their journey until they reach their destination.
- Safety Toolbox: Enhance your safety with the set of tools provided in one convenient app.
- Chat with Security: Communicate live with safety staff at the University of Maine via chat.
- Notification History: Find previous Push Notifications for this app with the date and time.
- Share Map with your Location: Send your location to a friend by sending them a map of your position.
- Emergency Plans: Campus emergency documentation that can prepare you for disasters or emergencies. This can be accessed even when users arent connected to Wi-Fi or cellular data.
- Support Resources: Access support resources in one convenient app to enjoy a successful experience at the University of Maine.
- Safety Notifications: Receive instant notifications and instructions from University of Maine safety when on-campus emergencies occur.
Download today to ensure youre prepared in the event of an emergency.