Safety & Preparedness

Princeton University is committed to providing a campus environment that is accessible and, at the same time, safe and secure. The Emergency Preparedness Team reviews operational issues related to emergency preparedness planning.

Emergency Management Website

The Emergency Management website — maintained by the Department of Public Safety and Office of Environmental Health and Safety — provides information on how to prepare for emergencies, what to do in the case of an emergency, how to stay informed, emergency contacts, emergency-related policies and more. Visit site >>

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Emergency Numbers

In an emergency: From a campus phone dial 911 from a campus phone or 609-258-3333 from a cell phone, and a public safety dispatcher will dispatch the appropriate police, fire or medical personnel. For non-emergencies, call 609-258-1000.

Recorded emergency hotline: 609-258-7700

Recorded weather alert hotline: 609-258-SNOW (7669)

Update Your Contact Information

The University's emergency notification system allows authorized Princeton officials to send news and instructions simultaneously to individuals through landline phones, cellular phones, text messaging and email. At least annually, members of the campus community should update contact information on file with the University.