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RAVE Guardian

Connect & Tip with the RAVE Guardian App

The RAVE Guardian app is your quick way to:

  • Report a COVID-19 policy violation.
  • Contact with the University Police Department (UPD) when you’re walking on campus with an estimate of your travel time, and let them know when you have arrived.
  • Submit a Tip to UPD if you are witness to an incident or problem on campus.
  • Call the UPD.

How to Setup and Use the RAVE Guardian App

Step 1
Log in to RAVE with your NetID and password

Log in to RAVE

  • Go to the Dropdown menu in the upper right corner and choose My Account.
  • Check to ensure your cell phone number is correct.
Step 2
Download the RAVE Guardian App

Go to Apple or Android and download the RAVE Guardian App to your phone.

Follow the steps on the app when prompted.

Put in your cell phone number (the same one that is associated with with RAVE account)

Screenshot from RAVE Guardian the app to input your phone number

It will ask you to verify your phone number.

Then it will ask you to select your location.

Choose Montclair State University.

Screenshot from RAVE Guardian prompting to choose Montclair State

Make sure to turn your location on.

Welcome to RAVE Guardian!

Step 3
Utilize Various RAVE Guardian App Features and Submit a Tip

Now that you have downloaded the app, you can use a variety of tools within the app.

Screenshot from RAVE Guardian app homescreen

You can set up a Safety Timer when walking from one location to another, on campus.

You also can Submit a Tip to the University. When you choose to Submit a Tip, a dropdown list of categories appears. Choose the one that best fits your tip. They include (in alpha order):

  • COVID Policy Violation
  • Abuse/Assault
  • Accident
  • Bullying
  • Disturbance
  • Drugs/Alcohol
  • Harassment/Stalking
  • Mental Health
  • Repair Needed
  • School Policy Violation
  • Social Media Abuse
  • Suspicious Activity
  • Theft
  • Vandalism
  • Other

Once you choose a category, send your message.

Screenshot from RAVE Guardian app showing a message with UPD

The police will follow up with questions if needed or ensure they are taking care of it.