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Emergency Information

Emergency Information

In cases of inclement weather or other emergencies that would necessitate a change in class schedules and campus operations, please check the University home page for important, ongoing updates or changes. Information and updates may also be administered through campus-wide text alerts and email notifications, the University’s Facebook and Twitter pages, as well as via local news outlets.

For the Media

Contact the Communications Department at communications@unr.edu or see Media Advisories & Statements.

Contact Information & Useful Phone Numbers

Police

  • 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