Night Hawk Safety Escort

Public Safety's New Office

 The Department of Public Safety is located in the 1313 Columbia Building (CLMB), room 002. Community members have afterhours card swipe access to the main entry doors of the CLMB to connect with Public Safety or call 206.296.5990

Night Hawk Service Suspended

Night Hawk service is currently suspended. Monitor this website and the TapRide app for the latest service information and updates.

206.398.Hawk (4295)

The Night Hawk Safety Escort program provides a safe and convenient way of traveling throughout the surrounding community for SU students and affiliates during evening hours. 

Call or Tap

Request a ride during service hours using TapRide on your Android or iOS device. Alternatively, call in your ride request at 206.398.Hawk (4295).


The Night Hawk fleet consists of several fully electric Nissan Leafs and an ADA-accessible VMI Northstar van.  The Night Hawk van accommodates passengers in wheelchairs and groups of up to six riders.


Sunday – Thursday: 6pm to Midnight

Friday and Saturday: 6pm to 2am

Important Notes

  • Groups of up to 6 people (max vehicle capacity) will be shuttled
  • Download the Night Hawk Service Area Map.
  • All questions about service modification or adjustments should be directed to the shift supervisor by calling 206.296.5990
  • This program is student staffed and managed by the Dept. of Campus Public Safety and Transportation
  • Please Note Unforeseen staffing illnesses and/ or campus emergencies may require sudden service adjustments