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Emergency Information

Emergency Information

Recorded Information

In cases of inclement weather or other emergencies that would necessitate a campus closure, call the main University line and press 4 for recorded information. This message is updated as needed.

(775) 784-1110

For the Media

Contact Media Relations, (775) 784-4611 or visit the Online News Room

Contact Information & Useful Phone Numbers


  • University Police: 911 - Emergency
    o Dispatch (Non-Emergency): (775) 334-COPS (2677)
    o Main Office (Mon.-Fri.8 a.m.-5 p.m.): (775) 784-4013
    o Duty Officer (24-hour) (775) 745-6195
  • Reno Police Department: Non-Emergency Dispatch: (775) 334-2121
  • Sparks Police: Non-Emergency Dispatch: (775) 353-2231

Medical Emergencies & Personal Injury

Personal Safety

  • Campus Escort Service: (775) 742-6808
    Provides transportation within 2 mile radius of campus, to residence halls and parking lots via van or shuttle.
  • Crisis Call Center: (775) 784-8090 or (800) 992-5757
    Crisis situations including sexual assault

Automotive Emergencies

Counseling Services

Natural Disasters

Spills and Other Environmental Hazards

Facility, Power & Electrical Emergencies

  • Facilities Services: (775) 784-8020
    Broken pipes, hazards, etc. Staff on-call evenings and weekends

Network, Computer & Phone Emergencies

Other Resources