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General Emergency Instructions

Report an Emergency - 209.946.3911 (63911 from University phones) 
University Emergency Website - During an emergency, this site will provide up-to-date information
Register for PacificCONNECT - Pacific's emergency messaging system for students and employees

In the event of an emergency or crisis:

  1. Remain calm. Others will respond as you do during the crisis.

  2. Ensure that you are in a safe location and out of harm's way.

  3. Contact Public Safety using any "Blue Light" emergency phony or by calling 6-3911 or 209.946.2537 and report the facts and important information. Do NOT hang up until told to do so.

  4. Stay alert, size up the situation, follow the instructions of emergency personnel, take action based on the known facts and adhere to the guidelines outlined in this manual.

  5. In any emergency situation, the Pacific Alert Team will coordinate the University's response. One of the Pacific Alert Team Co-Chairs will serve as the Incident Commander. The President of the University (or her/his designated appointee) will have ultimate responsibility and authority for all major emergency plans and/or decisions.

  6. All media inquiries must be forward to the staff in Marketing and University Communications. This staff will work with the media to ensure that information is offered in a timely and efficient manner.