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Reporting Emergencies

Fire or Fire Alarm

You should immediately activate the building alarm system upon detecting a fire or visible smoke.

All faculty, staff, and students must immediately report all fires, regardless of size (even if extinguished); smoke; or fire alarms on campus to UTHSC Police Department by dialing 448-4444. The Campus Police Department dispatches all emergency calls on campus. Some university buildings have local fire alarm systems that are not remotely monitored; therefore, it is imperative that someone notify the Campus Police Department of fires and fire alarms at 448-4444 as soon as it is safely possible.

Medical Emergencies

All employees may request an ambulance and medical assistance on campus by dialing 448-4444. The Campus Police Department dispatches all emergency calls on the UTHSC campus.

Bomb Threats

All employees may report bomb threats or the discovery of suspicious objects or devices on campus by dialing 448-4444. The Campus Police Department dispatches all emergency calls on campus.

Other Emergencies

All other emergencies (stopped elevators, chemical spills, etc.) on campus may also be reported by dialing 448-4444. The Campus Police Department dispatches all emergency calls on campus.

Last Published: Sep 14, 2017