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If you have an emergency requiring police, fire or ambulance service response, call 911. Then, reach Campus Safety at (813) 257-7777. 

Important Phone Numbers

Department of Campus Safety: ext. 7777, off-campus, (813) 257-7777

Emergencies Only: 911

Tampa Fire Department: (813) 223-4211

Tampa General Hospital: (813) 251-7000

Tampa Police Department: (813) 231-6130

If an unexpected, time-sensitive emergency occurs (e.g., fire, accident) it should be reported immediately to the Department of Campus Safety. Officers are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week throughout the year. 

File a Report 
Report a crime, student of concern or get assistance if you are a victim of a crime.


    Shelter in Place
    A shelter in place order may be issued when it is safer to remain indoors than to evacuate.

    Evacuation Procedures
    Review the University's evacuation procedures, faculty/staff and student checklists and evacuation guidelines.

    Severe Weather

    Be prepared for severe weather, stay informed and find out more about evacuation procedures.

    Tropical Weather Alerts

    Medical Attention

    UT has AEDs (automated external defibrillators) on campus to help increase the chances of surviving.

    Medical Attention

    Active Shooter

    If an active shooter is in your vicinity, run, hide or fight and call 911 when it is safe to do so.

    Active Shooter


    If a fire alarm sounds and/or emergency strobes begin to blink, evacuate immediately.


    Chemical Spill

    Chemical spills should only be cleaned up by knowledgeable and experienced personnel.

    Chemical Spill

    Violence and Threats

    If you are feeling threatened or are a victim or witness to violence on campus, get out of harms' way.

    Violence and Threats

    Bomb Threats

    If a suspicious object or potential bomb is discovered, remain calm and do not handle the object.

    Bomb Threats and Suspicious Packages

    Mental Health Crisis

    Counseling can assist students in dealing with the challenges that college life brings.

    Counseling Services

    Utility Outage

    Exit non-residential campus buildings, as emergency lighting is only active for a short window of time.

    Utility Outage