Blue-Light Phones

If you need immediate assistance or want to report a crime or emergency, you can use any campus phone and dial 3-2121 to reach us. To contact our anonymous tipline or by phone at 617-353-6516. The Detective Bureau can be contacted by phone at 617-353-3436.

Throughout the Boston University campus there are many blue emergency call boxes. They have a red button inside that will automatically connect you to the Police Department. View a map with the locations of the blue phones. The legend symbol for the emergency phone on the map is: