Please Be Safe

While on campus, we recommend you add Public Safety as a contact in your cell phone - 909.748.8888.­­­­­­

Reporting an Incident

  • Report ALL incidents immediately, no matter how small to Public Safety at 909.748.8888 or ext. 8888 from a University phone

General Safety

  • Ensure all coordinators, attendees, contractors, and employees follow safety procedures
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Use ladders safely and read the warning labels
  • Practice safe lifting techniques and ask for help with heavy items
  • Prevent heat stress by drinking plenty of water and taking breaks in the shade/air conditioning
  • On high heat and/or smog advisory days, limit outdoor activities

Emergency Telephones

For your safety and use, 40 Emergency Telephones are located throughout the University of Redlands campus.  The red button automatically dials directly to the Public Safety dispatch center. 

In case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.

Bulldog Alert Emergency Notifications

UR Bulldog Alert is a communication service used to quickly send emergency alerts and notifications via text messages.  It will be activated during an emergency or when there is a threat to safety or the security of campus.  You can sign up by texting keyword “Redlands2023” to 226787.  This subscription allows alert text messages until mid-August and will then be deactivated.


If you hear a fire alarm sound, use the nearest safe exit, and go to the evacuation assembly area notes on the attached Evacuation Map (see below).


In the event of a fire, RACE.

  • Remain Calm
  • Alert others in the area, pull the fire alarm
  • Contain the event, close doors on the way out of the building
  • Evacuate to the assembly point and check in with Building Manager


In the event of an earthquake:

  1. Drop, cover and hold
  2. When the shaking stops, proceed to the evacuation assembly area if life safety is threatened
  3. Be prepared for after shocks

Medical Emergency

In the event of a medical emergency:

  • Contact Public Safety and tell them paramedics are needed
  • Provide as much information as possible regarding the incident
  • Injured individuals will be transported to the nearest available emergency room for care and treatment
  • Notify Event Services/Human Resources as quickly as the situation allows
  • If injury symptoms are delayed and manifest themselves after hours, when not on campus, proceed to the nearest emergency treatment source and notify Public Safety (909) 748-8888 as soon as possible.
  • The University’s 24-hour emergency health provider is:
    Redlands Community Hospital
    (909) 335-5500
    350 Terracina Boulevard, Redlands, CA 92373

Active Shooter

In the event of an active shooter - react quickly:

  • Run.  If there is an escape path get out.
  • Hide.  If evacuation is not possible, hide in an area out the shooter’s view, preferably a room that locks.  Turn off lights, silence your cell phone, and keep quiet. Block entry, if possible.
  • Fight. As a last resort, and only if your life is in imminent danger, attempt to incapacitate the shooter.

Suspicious or Criminal Activity

If you notice something, immediately notify Public Safety at 909.748.8888 or ext. 8888 from a University phone.

Important Maps