Injury & Illness

Injury and illness are the most common campus related emergencies. The University maintains a Health Center for students and access to a nearby Occupational Medicine Clinic for staff and faculty, injured or taken ill while on the job. Visitors to the University as well as any seriously injured student, staff, or faculty member may receive emergency treatment at any one of several local hospitals and ambulance services.

To report an injury or illness, refer to Report and Injury, Illness or Incident webpage for more information.

When to Call 9-1-1

  • Persistent or sudden chest pain
  • Breathing emergencies (choking etc)
  • Uncontrollable bleeding
  • Unconscious or altered level of consciousness
  • Life-threatening injuries, such as injuries from falling, severe head injuries, severe burns, etc.
  • If you are in doubt about the seriousness always call 9-1-1

How to Help

Updated: May 04, 2023