There are 75 yellow emergency phones located on the exterior of the dorms next to the card readers. There are also 36 emergency phones topped by blue lights located at various points across campus. Pushing the red emergency button on any emergency phone will connect you directly with the Campus Safety & Security Department’s Emergency Response Line. You may also reach 9-1-1 emergency service by pushing the black button for a dial tone, and dialing 9-911. If you wish to reach Campus Safety & Security, dial 4444 from any phone on campus, including the yellow emergency phones. By pushing the black button, you can dial any 4-digit campus number after receiving a dial tone.
Telephone wiring is provided to most sleeping rooms, or in the case of some suite arrangements, to a suite common room. There is also an emergency phone located next to every card reader, and a campus phone in a public area of each residential house or dormitory.