Emergency and Safety Information

Police, Fire, or Medical Emergency

Dial 911 (including pay phones). From campus phones dial 9-911.  For more information about the UCSB campus 911 phone service please visit the  Communication Services 911 web page.

UCSB Police Department

  • Phone (for non-emergencies): 893-3446
  • Email: info@police.ucsb.edu
  • Website: www.police.ucsb.edu

UCSB Alert Emergency Notification System

  • Website: alert.ucsb.edu
  • UC Santa Barbara's new, state-of-the-art emergency notification system enables the campus to send emergency messages to our students, faculty, staff, and visitors via their text-capable cell phones, Blackberry devices, wireless PDAs, pagers, and e-mail - once they are registered on the UCSB Alert Web site.

Campus Information in an Emergency

Call (888) 488-8272 for the toll-free emergency information line. You can also tune your radio to 91.9 KCSB-FM.

Safety Information from the UCSB Student Handbook (Kiosk)

UCSB Environmental Health and Safety

  • Phone (for 24 hour technical assistance): 893-3194
  • Website: www.ehs.ucsb.edu
  • Poison Control: (800) 876-4766
  • Utilities: 893-2661 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 893-3446 all other times.