University of Pittsburgh Emergency Phone Numbers



Below is a list of University of Pittsburgh emergency numbers.




University Police


To reach Police for Non-Emergencies: 412-624-4040

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More than 500 emergency phones are available throughout the Pittsburgh campus. Many phones are located outdoors and identified by a blue light. Once you press the phone's red emergency button, it will automatically register your location and connect you directly to University police.


Medical Emergencies

Ambulance required, from on-campus phone: 412-624-2121
Ambulance required, from off-campus phone: 911



Police/Fire required, from on-campus phone: 412-624-2121
Police/Fire required, from off-campus phone: 911


Physical Plant Emergencies

Between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.: 412-624-9512
After 5:00 p.m., call University Police: 412-624-2121
Maintenance Calls: 412-624-9512
Department Work Requests: 412-624-9512
Building Systems (Engineers): 412-624-9512



Trouble with Equipment Lines: 412-624-HELP (4357)
University Operators: 0


Transportation Services

Campus Bus Information: 412-624-8612
SafeRider, after 7:00 p.m.: 412-648-2255


Shuttle Service for Disabled Passengers

8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.: 412-648-7890


Environmental Health & Safety

Between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.: 412-624-9505
After 5:00 p.m., call University Police: 412-624-2121


Radiation Safety Office

Office Hours 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: 412-624-2728
Emergencies after hours: 412-647-2345


Pennsylvania Relay Service

TDD Only: 1-800-654-5984
Voice Only: 1-800-654-5988


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