|Immediate assistance for a fire, police or medical incident||9 1 1||Emergency assistance from ambulance or fire/police departments|
|Information about a major on-campus incident||250-721-8620
(toll free within North America)
|Recorded information updates from the UVic Emergency Information Line|
|First Aid or assistance for an on-campus security incident||250-721-7599||Campus Security Services|
|A security escort to walk safely between campus buildings or to my vehicle||250-721-7599||SafeWalk
(a service of Campus Security Services)
|To talk to someone immediately (e.g. due to an emotional crisis or thoughts of suicide)||1-888-494-3888||Vancouver Island Crisis Line|
|Assistance or information about sexual assault or abuse (women & trans* people)||250-383-3232||Victoria Sexual Assault Centre|
|Help because someone has been poisoned by a medicine, chemical or other substance||1-800-567-8911
|BC Poison Control Centre|
|Support to heal from the effects of trauma (men)||250-381-6367 (M, T, Th, F 8:30-4; W: 12-6)||Men’s Trauma Centre|
|To report a disaster or emergency (e.g. landslide)||1-800-663-3456||Emergency Management BC|
UVic procedures for specific hazards
Planning ahead will greatly reduce the impact of an emergency. There are a variety of things you can do to keep you and your family safe.
Check out the information on the specific hazards below and learn how to be prepared – just in case.
- Earthquake and tsunami
- Power outage
- Hazardous materials spills and gas releases
- Medical emergencies
- Active threats
Have you registered for UVic Emergency Alerts?
UVic Emergency Alerts is a system that allows the university to quickly and efficiently contact students and employees with important information during an emergency.
The system allows UVic to send messages to members of the university community by email, telephone and mobile text messaging.
Please see the website for UVic Emergency Alerts registration instructions.
You can also receive emergency notifications on Twitter - follow us @uvicemerg.