Reporting Emergencies

Fire or Fire Alarm

  • DON'T SIT STILL ... DO THE DRILL! Your response could mean the difference between life and death ... maybe yours.
  • You should immediately activate the building alarm system upon detecting a fire or visible smoke.
  • All employees must immediately report all fires, regardless of size (even if extinguished); smoke; or fire alarms on campus to the Fire Department by dialing 2424 or 911. The MTSU University Police Department dispatches all emergency calls on campus. Most MTSU buildings have local fire alarm systems that are not remotely monitored, therefore it is imperative that someone notify the MTSU Police Department of fires and fire alarms at 2424 or 911 as soon as it is safely possible.
  • Off campus or at remote sites the Fire Department is dispatched by dialing 911 anywhere in Rutherford County.
  • The MTSU University Police Department will immediately notify the Safety Officer of any reported fire or fire alarm at any hour.

Medical Emergencies

  • All employees may request an ambulance and medical assistance on campus by dialing 2424 or 911. The MTSU University Police Department dispatches all emergency calls on campus.
  • Off campus or at remote sites the ambulance service is dispatched by dialing 911 anywhere in Rutherford County.

Bomb Threats

  • All employees may report bomb threats or the discovery of suspicious objects or devices on campus by dialing 2424 or 911. The MTSU University Police Department dispatches all emergency calls on campus.
  • Off campus or at remote sites bomb threats or the discovery of suspicious objects or devices may be reported by dialing 911 anywhere in Rutherford County.

Other Emergencies (Stopped elevators, chemical spills, etc.)

  • All other emergencies on campus may also be reported by dialing 2424 or 911. The MTSU University Police Department dispatches all emergency calls on campus.
  • Off campus or at remote sites emergencies may be reported by dialing 911 anywhere in Rutherford County.