Governor Nathan Deal has issued a proclamation proclaiming the week of February 4-8, 2013 as SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK in Georgia.
The annual Statewide Severe Weather Drill will be conducted on Wednesday, February 6, 2013. UGAAlert will be activated and tested as a part of this drill. The Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness encourages all UGA departments and buildings to participate in this drill.
When you call the emergency number (229)-259-5555:
While on a Campus University phone dial 5555, otherwise dial (229)-259-5555.
Please note: Cellular 911 calls may not always be routed to the VSU Police due to cellular tower 911 configurations.
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.
VSU Police: 229-259-5555 emergency or
Weekends and after business hours.
If you are having a mental health crisis and need the assistance of a mental health professional, use the contact guide below for on campus resources.
Counseling Center: 229-333-5940
Hours: Monday – Thursday 8-5:30 pm, Friday 8-3 PM
Student Health Services: 229-333-5886
Hours: Monday – Thursday 8-5:30 pm, Friday 8 – 3 pm
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Georgia Crisis and Access Line
Smith North View Hospital
South Georgia Medical Hospital
Environmental and Occupational Safety
229-293-6171 Emergency Coordinator Biosafety/Fire Safety/Hazard Assessment
Radiation Safety (non-emergency)