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The Valdosta State University Emergency App gives a brief overview of what actions students, faculty and staff should take during various types of emergencies, including severe weather, medical emergencies, active shooter, and fires. Click on one of the emergency icons above to access response information for that type of emergency or click here for the full Emergency Quick Reference Guide.
Reporting an Emergency
If using a University phone, dial 5555. From all other phones, dial (229) 259-5555.
Please note: Cellular 911 calls will not be routed to the VSU Police. Please program the VSUPD Emergency number into your cell phone.
Step 1. Stay on the line
Step 2. Provide the address of the building involved and your exact location. This is especially critical if you are calling from a cell phone.
Step 3. Provide a thorough description of the incident and individuals involved such as clothing, height, weight and direction of travel to ensure proper resources are dispatched.
Step 4. Do not hang up until the dispatcher tells you to do so.