In An Emergency
Determine if an emergency is occurring in your area. Get yourself to a safe location and call 911. Provide details of your emergency and wait in a safe area for emergency responders to arrive. You may have critical information to provide to them.
If medical assistance is needed, call or text 911. UVM Rescue or a local ambulance service will respond to your call with the local fire deparment.
Manual Pull Alarms
There are manual pull alarms near stairwells and exits in campus buildings. Pull/push the building manual pull fire alarm if there is a fire, natural gas leak or other emergency situation in your area and you wish to notify others to evacuate.
Everyone must evacuate a building if a fire alarm is sounding; it is illegal to remain in the building. Only the Fire Department or Incident Commander who arrives to the scene can allow you back into the building.
Call (or Text) 911 from any phone
If you dial 911 from ANY phone, it will now be answered by a State of Vermont e911 dispatcher. Tell them you are at University of Vermont! Provide them with your building address, building name and lab room number as well as the details of your emergency so they can get you the appropriate responders to the scene.
e911 is equipped to alert UVM Police, local Fire departments, Emergency Medical Services (ambulance) etc.
You can also reach UVM Police for emergency advice by dialing 802-656- FIRE (3473). There is a dispatcher answering this phone 24 hour/day, 7 days/week.