The University of Iowa

Emergency Information

What to do in an emergency

DIAL 911 to report a police, fire, or medical emergency. 

These pages have been prepared to provide you with a quick reference guide that can be used in preparation for an emergency on campus. We encourage you to review and become familiar with this guide before an emergency occurs.

Reporting an emergency

  • Stay on the line with the dispatcher
  • Provide an address, building name, and location
  • Provide a telephone number at your location
  • Provide a thorough description of the incident to assure appropriate resources are dispatched

Emergency procedures

  • Active Shooter
  • Auto Accident
  • Bomb Threat
  • Explosion
  • Hazardous Material Incident
  • Fire
  • Medical Emergency
  • Personal Assault/Rape
  • Tornado

Be prepared

Download and print a pdf version of the Emergency Procedures Guide