Environmental Health & Safety

Emergency Communication

Immediate Actions

For police or medical emergencies

  • Dial 9-1-1 from any campus phone, pay phone or cell phone
  • Use Emergency Call Boxes, campus emergency phones or elevator emergency
  • If necessary, the campus fire alarm pull-boxes can be used to summon an emergency response from UCPD
  • Note: There is no charge for calling 911 from a pay phone
  • Note: Dialing 911 from a cell phone while on campus will connect you to the nearest California Highway Patrol Dispatch (there may be a delay in answering your call) and they will transfer your call to UCPD

For fire, earthquake, or campus closures:

  • Only use phones or cell phones to dial 9-1-1 for emergency situations
  • Listen to radio bulletins, watch TV news, and check the http://campusstatus.ucr.edu

Additional Information / Follow Up Activities

Information concerning emergencies at UCR and related topics will be available to the campus community through the following resources:

  • UCR Website at www.ucr.edu
  • UCR EH&S Emergency Management Website at www.ehs.ucr.edu/emergency
  • UCR Campus Radio KUCR: 88.3 FM or www.KUCR.edu 
  • Riverside Area News and Information Radio
    • KFRG 95.1 FM or KGGI 99.1 FM
    • KFI 640 AM or KNX 1070 AM
  • Riverside Area Emergency Information – Charter Cable Channel 32 or 33

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Tel: (951) 827-5528
Fax: (951) 827-5122
E-mail: ehs@ucr.edu