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Reporting Emergencies

Emergency situations often arise unexpectedly. When an emergency situation occurs, it is important to know:

  1. Who to contact.
  2. Where to contact them from.
  3. What to report.

The Office of Campus Safety & Security relies upon all members of the campus community to assist in making the campus a safe place by reporting emergencies and suspected criminal activity immediately to the Campus Safety and Security Department by dialing the campus emergency number, extension 3411 (or 734-973-3411, if calling from an off-campus location). Campus telephones are labeled on the handset with this number. Free campus “House Phones” are located in the lobbies and hallways of campus buildings. Campus Safety & Security Staff are available 24 hours a day to respond to emergency calls.

When notifying the Office of Campus Safety & Security of a potential emergency, or suspected criminal activity, be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Type of incident or activity, location of incident, description of persons involved (if criminal in nature).
  • Suspected injury or condition (if medical emergency).
  • Your name, location, and number calling from.

This information will aid Campus Safety & Security staff in their response and subsequent handling of the incident. You should remain available to assist the Campus Safety & Security staff with any required additional information once they arrive. Campus Safety & Security staff will notify additional medical and/or law enforcement support as needed.

Anonymous Tip Line

The Campus Safety & Security Department employs a voice mail account to facilitate anonymous tips. The phone number is 734-677-5343 (or extension 5343, if on campus), and is checked daily by CSSD staff. This line is not restricted to anonymous tips, and may be utilized by anyone wishing to leave a message.

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