Reporting an Emergency

Campus Emergency Phone Line:

  • 510.430.3333 if off-campus or on a cell phone
  • Extension 3333 from any campus phone

For Life-Threatening Emergencies:

IMMEDIATELY dial 911 from any campus extension or, from a cell phone, call 510.777.3211

Be prepared to advise dispatchers on the location of the emergency. If time permits, notify Public Safety (extension 3333 from any campus phone), so they may be alerted to the approach of emergency services and can assist in directing responders to your location.

California Poison Control:

Pharmacists, nurses, and poison information providers answer the calls to 1.800.222.1222 and are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Language interpreters are always available, just say the language you need when you call.

Oakland Police Department Non-Emergency Reporting:

Campus community members may report non-emergencies to the Oakland Police Department via phone or online:

OPD Non-Emergency Dispatch: 510.238.3227/cell phone users 510.777.3333

Oakland Police Department Online: Report A Crime
Public Safety will assist anyone in filing their reports with the local police upon request.

Other Campus Security Authority Contacts:

Division of Student Life
Cowell Building, 510.430.2130

Residential Life
Cowell Building, 510.430.3184

Counseling and Psychological Services
Cowell Building, 510.430.2111

Health & Wellness
Cowell Building, 510.430.2260

Student Access and Support Services
Cowell Building, 510.430.3307

Spiritual and Religious Life
Chapel, 510.430.3123

Campus Sports and Recreation
Haas Pavilion, 510.430.2172