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 will close early at 10pm on 11/27 and will be closed for Thanksgiving Break from 11/28 through 12/1. Regular service will resume at 6pm on 12/2. Have a safe and joyful Thanksgiving!

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).

Fleet

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.

Hours

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

 

If the Nighthawk phone line does not pick up, please use the TapRide mobile app to request a ride. If there is a safety concern or emergency please contact Public Safety at 206-296-5990 or call 911.

 

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).

Fleet

The Night Hawk fleet consists of two Nissan Rogue SUVs. The Night Hawk program accommodates passengers in wheelchairs by providing a Lyft or Uber ride free of charge for students.

Regular Hours

The Night Hawk operates during the regular academic year. Night Hawk does not run during summer quarter or during extended university holidays. Check the TapRide app for the most up-to-date information on Night Hawk hours.

During periods of normal operation, the Night Hawk hours are:

  • Sunday – Thursday: 6pm to Midnight
  • Friday and Saturday: 6pm to 2am

Important Notes

  • Groups of up to four people (max vehicle capacity) will be shuttled
  • Groups of two or fewer people will experience the shortest wait times
  • All questions about service modification or adjustments should be directed to the Public Safety shift supervisor by calling 206.296.5990
  • This program is student staffed and managed by the Department of Public Safety and Transportation
  • Please Note: Unforeseen staffing illnesses, inclement weather, and/or campus emergencies may require sudden service adjustments
  • Check the TapRide app for the most up-to-date service information